A Selection of DJJ Sign-Ons and Endorsements:
July 2018: Signed on to faith letter opposing family separation and incarceration circulated by Church World Service.
June 2018: R. Alana signed on to list of declaration from 100 faith leaders against Detroit water shut-offs & DJJ endorsed press conference of faith leaders against shut-offs.
May 2018: Signed on to Oil & Water Don't Mix faith community resolution calling for the shutdown of the flow of oil in Enbridge Line 5.
May 2018: Signed on to letter opposing the "Voluntary Water Partnership for Distressed Communities" act. The law would provide "inappropriate incentives for communities to privatize water systems while failing to ensure long-term compliance with drinking water quality standards."
April 2018: Signed on to letter requesting Senator Stabenow's support for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
December 2017: Signed on to Letter of Support for Low-Income Water Consumer Assistance Program Act.
November 2017: Joined Coalition to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures.
October 2017: Signed on to Keshet and Bend the Arc’s Interfaith Letter protect transgender anti-discrimination regulations in the Affordable Care Act.
August 2017: Signed on to movement to “Replace Chris Columbus Statue in Downtown Detroit with a Real Hero.”
August 2017: Co-sponsored “Never Again Means Never Again” petition, a collective response of Jewish organizations to the events in Charlottesville.
July 2017: Signed on to Detroit Affordable Housing Trust Coalition
June 2017: Endorsed Breathe Free Detroit, a campaign to shut down the Detroit incinerator and hold it accountable for environmental crimes
June 2017: Signed United Hispanic Workers of Detroit’s letter speaking out against anti-sanctuary bills HB 4105 & HB 4334
May 2017: Joined Detroit Sanctuary City Coalition, a group of regional organizations working on immigration issues -- including Black Youth Project 100, Showing Up For Racial Justice, United Hispanic Workers of Detroit, and Indivisible
March 2017: Signed on to Keshet’s “Trans Jews Belong Here” Campaign
March 2017: Signed on as endorsing organization of Federal WATER Act (Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability Act introduced by Congressman John Conyers)
2016: Joined People’s Water Board
2015: Joined Jewish Social Justice Roundtable (a national network of many organizations in the Jewish Justice field)