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Implicit Bias: what is it?

When we are biased, we have slanted opinions about a person or group that are based on other opinions, information sources, and often stereotypes. We decide how to feel, think and act. Implicit bias refers to the attitudes, generalizations or stereotypes that we aren’t consciously aware of that affect our…Read More

JFCS Volunteer of the Year 2019

The Aryeh Sherman Volunteer of the Year Award was created the year Aryeh Sherman (JFCS former President & CEO) retired in 2017. Aryeh always said that volunteers were the backbone of any organization that thought of itself as a community resource. This year’s four outstanding volunteers, nominated by staff in…Read More

AgeWell Rides Driver of the Year

Dan Stein, a beloved friend and longtime AgeWell Rides volunteer (and longtime volunteer at the Food Pantry as well), was killed on October 27th at the Tree of Life. In his honor and memory, the Dan Stein Agewell Rides Driver of the Year Award was established, that we might always…Read More

JFCS Annual Meeting 2019: The Power of Together

JFCS held its annual meeting last week. Each year we hold this event to share news and accomplishments with our friends and supporters. This year the meeting was held at This is Red, a creative services agency that has taken over the old St. Michael’s Slovak Roman Catholic Church in…Read More