Government Outreach and Voter Engagement
Voting and Judaism
Tzedek tzedek tirdof, or justice, justice shall you pursue — this is the guiding imperative of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW). Our tradition teaches that we have an obligation to secure access to health care, welcome immigrants, care for those in poverty, ensure fair wages, and much more. We can impact the way the United States lives out these principles by voting.
Purpose of Committee
To help ensure fair, informative, engaged, and safe voting policies and procedures to strengthen NCJW’s impact and engagement within the community. To know more about this committee and/or to join the committee please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information to Know
Why Kentucky Legislative Redistricting Matters to You
- Kentucky’s House and Senate members will soon redraw all federal, state and local government districts. Your elected officials will be impacted with many being reassigned to different areas or eliminated. Citizens need to choose who represents them, not the legislators.
- NCJW, Louisville Section and the Jewish Community Relations Council hosted a webinar in May 2021 featuring Dee Pregliasco, League of Women Voters Kentucky Vice-President, Redistricting Chair, who explained how redistricting Kentucky’s legislature districts affects Metro, State, and Federal elected officials., why it matters, and how people can voice their opinions.
- Watch the recording here
More information can be found at govoteky.com or by calling your local County Clerk’s office
National NCJW voting endeavors can be found here.