JYCA: Jewish Youth for Community Action is a youth-led organization that empowers Jewish youth to take action for social justice through innovative leadership development, community organizing and education. At JYCA, every individual is respected and valued, everyone's ideas are taken seriously and enthusiastic participation is the norm. We are so glad you are here and we're excited to tell you more! We hope you'll join us.


JYCA's programming is created and led by youth and focuses on empowering youth to work towards progressive social change within a framework of Jewish values.

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Do you want a strong and vibrant Jewish left for many years to come? Do you want to support politicized youth to learn community organizing skills and take action for social justice? Give to JYCA today.

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Join us for Jewish Youth for Community Action's vibrant annual Spring Gala. 

Come dance to lively beats, learn from powerful youth activists, celebrate inspiring justice leaders, eat delicious food, sip plentiful libations, and show your support for youth organizers and activists in joyful and loving community!

Tickets available now- buy them here!  If you'd like to join our superstar gala host committee and go the extra distance to support our youth leaders organizing for social, racial, economic and environmental justice at this critical time, please contact jyca.noa@gmail.com!

YOUTH! Are you interested in joining JYCA?

Come learn all about the program at an info session for prospective youth on December 10th from 3-5pm at Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Ave, Piedmont CA. You'll be led by current youth participants in mini social justice workshops, build relationships with current and prospective youth and get ALL your questions answered. Check out the flier below for more info! 

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We are so pleased to announce that JYCA was named one of the Bay Area's most innovative Jewish organizations! We were selected to be in the Bay Area 2017 Slingshot Guide, an annual compilation of the most inspiring and innovative organizations, projects, and programs in the North American Jewish community today. Check out the page on JYCA below and order a copy of the guide here.