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.

Watch this video to learn all about what JYCA is from our youth and alumni.


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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YOUTH! Are you interested in joining JYCA?

JYCA is still recruiting youth to join our inaugural Peninsula cohort! We have an amazing retreat with East Bay and Peninsula youth to participate in too. If you are in high school and interested in the topics below please contact jyca.austin@gmail.com

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