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Sunday, September 29, 2019 JAM @ the Movies
RSVP required for location information
Join your friends in JAM (Jews Against Marginalization) for an afternoon at the theater. JAM is the newest youth cohort from JYCA (Jewish Youth for Community Action) focused on creating space for young Jews of Color .

Sunday, September 29, 2019 Beyond the Streets
Brooklyn, NYC
Beyond the Streets is the premier exhibition of graffiti, street art and music of the early hip-hop era. The exhibition features prominent Jewish artists such as the Beastie Boys, and the Israeli street art collection "Broken Fingaz".

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Romaniote Memories – a Jewish Journey from Ioannina, Greece to Manhattan
Greek Consulate, NYC
An Exhibition of late Photographer Vincent Giordano work documenting the Greek Romaniote Jews – in Ioannina, who trace their religious and cultural heritage to the Judaism of the ancient Greco-Roman world two-thousand years ago, to Broome Street on New York’s Lower East Side. Join us at the Consulate for a panel discussion about Giordano's work and its dedication to its new residenceat the Hellenic American Project and Special Collections at the Library of Queens College, New York.

Saturday, September 21, 2019 HaMapah/The Map: Dance/Film/Finding Forgiveness
Congregation Emanu-El, San Francisco, CA
Join Adam McKinney, a former dancer with the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, for multimedia performance exploring the intersections of his African American and Jewish identities based on his solo performance entitled "HaMapah." Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 through Sunday, September 22, 2019 Jewish Women’s Theater Presents: True Colors
2912 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA
True colors, a Humorous, revealing and inspiring stories from Jews of Color exploring identity, community and being a Jew in modern times.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 ¡Actívate! Activism + Representation in Latinx Comics
Columbia University
Comics artists Sandy Jimenez (World War 3 Illustrated) and Nicole Virella (Marvel Comics) join comics writers Edgardo Mirando-Rodriguez (La Borinqueña) and Julian Voloj (Ghetto Brother) for a lively discussion of the role Latinx creators have had in comics. In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month, the panelists will examine the history of Latinx-American comics, and the roles that activism and representation have taken in them. A reception and signing will follow. Speakers include Edgardo Mirando-Rodriguez, Julian Voloj, Sandy Jimenez, Nicole Virella. Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon.

TODAY Next Year in Portugal
San Francisco
Join us for a very special meeting with the consulate general of Portugal at the consulate house and learn about the qualifications, process, and resources for Sephardic Jews to apply for Portuguese citizenship. Cosponsored by JIMENA, AJC.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Be’chol Lashon New York Student Network
NYU Hillel, Bronfman Center, New York, NY
Introducing the Jews of Color Campus Coalition, for Jews of African American, Asian, Latinx, Sephardic and/or Mizrahi heritage. Join us for the first gathering of Jewish students of color from campuses across NYC. Help us create a community and use our collective knowledge to influence the greater Jewish community. Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon and UJA Federation.

TODAY through Monday, September 23, 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn, NYC
The Brooklyn Book Festival is one of America’s premier book festivals and the largest free literary event in New York City. Presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors including Mira Jacob author of the graphic novel "Good Talk".