As the newest part of CCJ’s work, Social Action gives us an opportunity to support our essential dialogue and educational programming with meaningful social interaction.
For CCJ, social action has two aims:
- Building a network of support between our two communities, developing solidarity and sustaining friendships.
- Putting our shared values to work to improve society, build our local communities and achieve common goals.
These aims are not mutually exclusive and many of our social action programmes look to some extent to achieve both of these aims, bringing Christians and Jews closer to one another in the process and supporting our “face to face” dialogue with “side by side” action.
For 2016, CCJ has three initiatives designed to achieve these aims: