Economic Justice

Economic Justice

67th General Assembly
November 2003
Minneapolis, Minnesota

BACKGROUND

Year Adopted: 
2003

Board of Trustees
May 1968
New York, New York


We reaffirm our commitment to the concept of human dignity. Poverty and discrimination are inextricably related. Racial justice is inseparable from economic justice. What is at stake in the struggle to achieve equality of treatment for the individual are the spiritual values of our civilization, the economic well-being of our nation and the moral leadership of America in a multi-racial world.

Year Adopted: 
1968

Board of Trustees
June 1981
Washington, DC

WHEREAS the Chicago Federation has organized a not-for-profit corporation, designated Chicago Federation, Union of American Hebrew Congregations Elderly Housing Corporation, for the purpose of obtaining a Section 202 loan from HUD to finance construction of a building with sixty government-subsidized apartments for the elderly; and

WHEREAS this project will not result in any financial liability for the Union of American Hebrew Congregations; and

Year Adopted: 
1981

September 2003
UAHC Executive Committee

Be it hereby resolved that the following positions and persons be designated as authorized signators on all UAHC bank accounts: 

the President of the UAHC
the Senior Vice-President of the UAHC
the Vice-President of the UAHC
the Chief Administrative Officer of the UAHC
the Chief Financial Officer of the UAHC
Rabbi Elliott Kleinman
Emily Grotta
Rabbi David Saperstein 

Year Adopted: 
2003

60th General Assembly
November 1989
New Orleans, Louisiana

Year Adopted: 
1989

BACKGROUND
A growing national movement is examining the connection between various problems that society faces, including urban decline, disappearing farmlands and wildlife habitat, increasing air and water pollution, racial polarization, city/suburban disparities in public education, the lack of affordable housing, and the erosion of life in our communities. These are not isolated and unrelated issues. Commentators have viewed these problems as having common roots,

Year Adopted: 
1999