JCC Association Supports Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Calls on House and Senate to Address Hate Crimes
NEW YORK—Reacting to increased rates of violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, including recent attacks in Georgia that killed eight innocent individuals, JCC Association of North America recently joined the Jewish Federations of North America, the Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee and other communal organizations in calling on Congress to “to pass strong bipartisan legislation to help address hate crimes—against all communities.”
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About JCC Association of North America
JCC Association of North America leads and connects the JCC Movement, advancing and enriching North American Jewish life. With 1.5 million people walking through the doors of more than 170 Jewish Community Centers and Jewish Community Camps (JCCs) each week, the JCC Movement is the largest platform for Jewish engagement on the continent. JCC Association, the convening organization of this dynamic network, partners with JCCs to bring together the collective power and knowledge of the entire JCC Movement, including 12,000 full-time and 41,000 part-time and seasonal professionals. By supporting them, together we enhance and strengthen Jewish life throughout North America. Learn more at JCCA.org or on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.