Our Federation’s Response to Colleyville, TX: The Jewish Federation takes immediate action to ensure the safety of our community. Learn about our Community Security Initiative (CSI) and how we coordinate with law enforcement to protect Jewish institutions in Los Angeles. Join us in calling on Congress to double funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). Take action now.
“Our Jewish Federation’s President and CEO, Jay Sanderson, reflects on the importance of taking action in the face of rising antisemitism and hate. With a focus on community safety and healing divisions, Jay embarks on a Leadership and Solidarity Mission to Israel, reaffirming our commitment to the Jewish community and our partnership with the Israel Trauma Coalition.”
Our Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI) prioritizes your safety and security. We’ve launched Project Safe Classroom, initiated an early warning system, and trained over 250 professionals in recognizing and reporting pre-incident indicators. We’ve also created Shabbos Link to protect Jewish institutions. With over 300 site visits and a partnership with law enforcement, CSI provides the highest level of security to our community.
When it comes to security, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is a leader in our community and within the Federation system. Here in Los Angeles, on Wednesday, March 15 at 5:00 p.m., we are holding a Security Response Town Hall at 6505 Wilshire so community members can hear directly from Chief of Police, LAPD Chief Beck, and other senior members of local and national law enforcement on how they are working with Federationâ€™s Community Service Initiative (CSI) to prepare for and respond to threats to the safety of Jewish Los Angeles.
The Jewish Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI) hosted the first event in their Annual Speaker Series at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Goldsmith Center. Keynote speaker Dr. Erroll G. Southers discussed Home Grown Violent Extremism (HVE) and extremism culture in the United States. Sergeant Steve Alegre provided practical advice on how to react during an active shooter incident. CSI aims to educate Jewish leaders on threats to the L.A. Jewish community. Contact Jason Periard at CSI@JewishLA.org for more information.
Developing a Prepared Community: Learn how the Los Angeles County Pledge to Prepare Campaign is bringing together government, faith-based groups, and community organizations to ensure readiness for natural and man-made disasters. Discover the key role of faith-based communities in emergency response and how CSI is leading the way in preparing the Jewish Community. Contact Jason Periard at CSI@JewishLA.org for more information.
Ensuring the Safety of our Community: Learn about our Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI), which works with local, state, and federal agencies to increase the safety of Jewish organizations and synagogues throughout Los Angeles. CSI conducts site visits, trains employees, and provides real-time emergency alerts. Join us at the Community Safety Forum to hear from civic leaders about public safety in L.A. Contact us for more information about CSI and the forum.