We promote the vibrancy and security of our Jewish homeland with our friends and neighbors in Los Angeles. We train high school students to become advocates for Israel while building community through teen events.
We build a better Los Angeles by sending volunteers into LAUSD elementary schools to help struggling readers, fight to end hunger and offer volunteer experiences that connect our community to pressing social issues of our day.

We train professionals to become civic leaders based on Jewish values, build relationships with candidates for office and elected officials, and host trips for civic leaders to learn about and connect with the Land of Israel.



Partners with the Southern California Archdioceses, Protestant schools, and diverse Charter and/or public high schools in our area to invite teachers on a life changing mission to Israel. Upon each teacher's return to the classroom, they share with their students experiences from the trip and lessons about democracy and the modern Jewish State.


The Campus Impact Network (CIN) tackles the growing BSD (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement on campuses and the issue of how Jewish students can be involved in meaningful ways with a new, more long-term approach. CIN partners with Jewish and other organizations on local college campuses to offer Jewish student leaders the tools to be more effective campus leaders and activists, to connect with and learn from Jewish civic leaders off campus, to build bridges between social justice work and Jewish tradition and community, and to help create a more positive campus environment for all students


Seeks to address the literacy crisis and resulting achievement gap in our public schools through volunteer based and corporate sponsored initiatives.


Mobilizes our community to partner with policy makers and community nonprofit and faith organizations to alleviate hunger and food insecurity in Los Angeles.


Provides our Jewish community with ongoing social service opportunities to build relationships with organizations throughout Los Angeles, help ourselves, help others, and strengthen our Jewish community.



We build relationships with civic and thought leaders, candidates for office and elected officials. We encourage civic involvement on behalf of our Jewish community, to protect Israel and build a better Los Angeles.


The premier Jewish civic leadership training program in the country, linking Jewish values with a commitment to civic activism.


We organize and host trips with elected officials and civic leaders of Los Angeles to collaborate with, and provide connection to, Israel and its democracy.



  By joining the CEC, members will have the opportunity to:
• Network with influential political and thought leaders
• Participate in exclusive events
• Develop a greater sense of Jewish awareness and social responsibility
• Become a part of the work Community Engagement does to build relationships and improve our city 


The Community Engagement Council (CEC) of The Jewish Federation gives Jewish Angelenos the opportunity to participate in exclusive events, meet with our city's top political and thought leaders and become a part of the work we do to build relationships and improve our city.

CEC members shape the future of our city by engaging in robust service and volunteer opportunities, combating illiteracy, fighting hunger, shaping policy and advocating for Israel. CEC members contribute a minimum gift of $250.00 to The Jewish Federation's annual campaign.



Power of Women Major Gifts Gala and Lion of Judah Luncheon Once in 100 Years