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Fairfax Deputy Chief Maggie DeBoard
The JCRC works with law enforcement to keep our Jewish institutions and community safe.  JCRC hosts security and security grant writing workshops; responds to incidents, disseminating guidance and advisory alerts. 

A Round of Applause
Get Ready for Jewish Advocacy 2015!

The Virginia General Assembly opens on Wed, Jan 14.  A packed audience got a sneak peek of the top issues facing the General Assemly with JCRC / JCCNV's
 Legislator's Reception (view pics / remarks)

JCRC's 2015 Legislative Agenda is available NOW!

And registration is open for Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day - get on the bus with us Wed. Feb 4 and met Virginia's Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and scores of State Delegates and Senators.

2013 MD Social Studies Conference  
  The JCRC works with public schools and the media to ensure security for Jewish insttitutions and a welcoming environment that embraces diversity in schools and other venues. 


What We Do

The JCRC's Northern Virginia Commission (NoVAComm) is the government advocate and community relations resource for our local Northern Virginia Jewish community.   NoVAComm:

  • organizes candidate forums, advocacy activities & events
  • maintains the Jewish community's only on-site lobbyist in Richmond
  • gathers representatives of Northern Virginia Jewish organizations to set our agenda
  • participates in interfaith councils, state and local boards, and civic associations
  • partners with area schools to create a welcoming environment for all students and 
  • engages with law enforcement to keep our institutions safe
 

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Our Issues

JCRC's Northern Virginia Commission serves our region with advocacy and public education events, including on the following federal, state & local issues. 

VA Federal Issues
Israel advocacy 
Domestic programs

VA State Issues *
Health & Human Svcs  
 The Environment 
  Virginia & Israel   
Religious freedom 
Immigration Reform
Combating Bias 
 Reproductive Rights

VA Local Issues
Programs in Public Schools

Holocaust Education & the 2014 Youth Holocaust Journey to Survival Project


Hosting a local community program in Northern Virginia? Submit it for publication on our site.

To get involved or learn more about our Virginia activities, contact JCRC at 703-962-9230.