To achieve our vision, JCAN:
Sounds out an urgent and visionary Jewish voice on the crisis of climate change.
Builds relationships with environmental and justice leaders in Jewish and other communal organizations.
Inspires and mobilizes Jewish communities to take leadership and participate in bold climate campaigns
Develops and provides informational resources to allies working on climate change action
JCAN’s work includes:
- Education: Holding educational conferences, workshops, and talks on issues relating to climate change, including greening our synagogues, lifestyles, and homes.
- Activism: Engaging in local, national, and global campaigns such as #LightforLima and the People's Climate Change March in September 2014, and advocating for laws, regulation, and funding that combat climate change and related environmental harms.
- Organizing: Coordinating efforts to reduce energy use in Jewish institutions, working with green teams, and encouraging Jewish institutions to move their investments from environmentally destructive companies to portfolios that have a positive impact on people and the environment.