On October 27 JSPAN bestowed its annual Social Justice Award on Maureen Pelta and Alan Feldman for their community justice work. Maureen Pelta is chair of Liberal Arts and Art Education and Professor of Art History and Curatorial Studies at Moore College of Art and Design. She is also president of the Moore Federation of Teachers. For many years...
Rabbi Steve Gutow, CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), flanked above by JCRC Executive Director Adam Kessler and JSPAN Executive Director Rabbi George Stern, addressed JSPAN‘s 2014 annual spring meeting on june 8, co-sponsored by the JCRC. His talk, “We Shall Move Mountains: Faith as an Engine for Realizing Social Justice,"...
The Jewish Social Policy Action Network (JSPAN), honored local attorney and advocate for equality, Mark A. Aronchick, for his outstanding efforts in civil rights and judicial reform at its 9th annual Social Justice Award event on November 25, 2013. The Social Justice Award honors individuals whose life work fulfills the mission of advocacy,...
Brian Gralnick (left), a member of the JSPAN Board of Directors and a past President, is honored with the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's Community Service Award of the Emergency Fund Coalition for Older Philadelphians by Louis Colbert, vice president of the PCA.
Jewish Social Policy Action Network, with the cooperation of Center City Concerned Citizens, is pleased to present: Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank Barney's Back!
12/8/2014
We are very proud of our accomplsihments in 2014--and appreciative of the support so many of you gave us. Here is a sample of what we have done in the past twelve months:We...
7/30/2014
By Lynn Zeitlin, Esq., JSPAN Board memberAt its July Board meeting, JSPAN adopted a resolution to withdraw its support of the current form of the federal bill known as ENDA, the...
5/28/2014
JSPAN Board member Brian Gralnick mounted a campaign for a seat in  the Pennsylvania State Senate in a district half suburban (Montgomery County) and half urban (Philadelphia...
4/8/2014
JSPAN announces its fifth annual Haggadah Supplement, titled "A Passage to Equality." The theme, overcoming inequality of opportunity, is also the primary subject of our social...
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