Exploring gender with young children: Going beyond the pink and the blue

By Leah Persky, PhD & Certified Family Life Educator  • Family Life Education Manager As we celebrate Pride month, this is a perfect time to focus on engaging with our children about what Pride month is all about, and specifically how children can be brought into discussions that focu[...]

Staff Q&A: NextGen Coordinator Alyson Jones

How long have you worked at JFCS? I have worked at JFCS for just over a year! I started June 1, 2020. Before that, I was a NextGen Board member for three years and was a NextGen participant for a couple years before that. What is NextGen? NextGen is a young adult and volunteering group[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: June 2021

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Throughout the pandemic, many folks in our community have struggled with food security. Having children home all day, every day, rather than in school, can stress tight family food budgets – especially when the goal is to provide healthy, nutritious food to promote long-term health. Many of our c[...]