From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: April 2019

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper How often does someone attempt to know you by asking questions regarding where you live, what you do, who you know, or who lives with you? I’m guessing we all experience this type of well-intended inquiry, and that we engage in it as well. Consciously and unconsciously, we seek to organize informa[...]

It’s men’s turn to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Mark Kaufman, MSW, LICSW • JFCS Therapist   When our Counseling department decided to write a blog post in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I apologetically and reluctantly volunteered.   “I’m willing to write it, but who wants to hear from a man? I mean, we[...]

Resources from The Conference for Caregivers

The Twin Cities Jewish Community Alzheimer's Task Force presented “Keeping the Spirit Alive”: The Conference for Caregivers and Those Supporting a Loved One with Dementia on April 7 at Beth El Synagogue.   The event featured a keynote speech from Dr. Vic Sandler, MD, as well as 10 bre[...]

Creating a path to IT jobs for those facing significant barriers

The City of Minneapolis has officially recognized April as its inaugural “tech month” with a series of events aimed at strengthening partnerships between employers, training outfits, and public partners and making opportunities in the tech sector accessible to all residents.   In a metro-[...]