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!
Adam Bonin, member of the JSPAN Board, joined by JSPAN Vice President Ken Myers, testified on September 6 at a hearing on redistricting before five members of the Philadelphia City Council.Under federal law and the City Charter, every ten years Council is required to redraw the voting districts from which it is selected, in order to equalize...
JSPAN will be sponsoring a program on state-sponsored Education Vouchers on Thursday, September 8 at noon. The event will feature a debate between State Senator Anthony Williams, speaking in favor of vouchers, and State Senator Daylin Leach, speaking against state-sponsored vouchers.  The event will be held at the offices of Duane Morris, 30...
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...
2/25/2014
RESCHEDULED… As the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer… Jewish Perspectives on Economic Inequality A Two-Part Film and Panel Series Sponsored by Jewish Social Policy...
2/14/2014 | The Legal Intelligencer
The Legal will be presenting another group of Pennsylvania luminaries with Lifetime Achievement Awards this year. Our focus in selecting this group of noteworthy individuals was...
1/22/2014
Just as Jim Crow once directly targeted African Americans, incarceration continues to fall disproportionately on communities of color. The racial, political and economic...
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