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Recent state law expanded absentee and mail in voting options for this year, however some absentee and all mail-in ballots must be notarized. The JCRC, NCJWSTL, and other local organizations have partnered with the Missouri Voter Protection Coalition to actively recruit notaries public and station them at public libraries around the region leading up to the August 4th ballot submission deadline.
It has now been over a week of protests, propelled by the unconscionable death of George Floyd but motivated by the deeply entrenched and systemic racism that permeates our society at every level. Our hearts break at the stories that underlie the suffering, at the history and the present experienced by our ancestors, family members, friends, neighbors and even ourselves personally.
We are eager to respond. We want to fix the brokenness.
"As protests continue across the United States, we are witnessing at the forefront, a conversation about what the Jewish community relations field has long understood to exist under the surface: systemic racism underlies and permeates our societal structures."