Sanctuary for All: Refugee Crisis Community Update

Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location:  Show map JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, 94709
Contact: Rachel WhittomEmail:

Please join Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay and the JCC of the East Bay for an update on issues impacting refugees and immigrants in the East Bay. Along with ideas for involvement and advocacy, we’ll share information about the new administration’s policies and how they are affecting our clients and community.

RSVP Requested


Welcome & Introductions

  • Amy Tobin, JCC East Bay CEO
  • Avi Rose, JFCS East Bay Executive Director

Current Situation for Refugees & Immigrants

  • Amy Weiss, JFCS East Bay Director of Refugee & Immigrant Services

A Personal Perspective

  • A refugee resettled by JFCS East Bay

Volunteer Engagement

  • Kathryn Winogura, JFCS East Bay Volunteer Services Manager

Advocacy Opportunities

  • Ilana Kaufman, JCRC Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Director, East Bay

Questions & Answers


  • Avi Rose, JFCS East Bay Executive Director