AJWS in Los Angeles

AJWS LA is a hub for Angelenos who want to build a better world. We come together for philanthropy, activism and community events to help end poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. Together, we’re bridging the gap between the world as it is and the world as it should be.

As philanthropists, we support 450 grassroots organizations that use AJWS’s funding to effect change in their communities, their countries, and around the world.

As activists, we think globally and act locally. Supporters of AJWS’s mission are working to stop violence against women, girls and LGBT people; enable indigenous communities to protect the land, water and natural resources they need to survive; and help vulnerable communities recover from civil wars and ethnic persecution.

As a community, we come together to connect with like-minded people committed to global justice. We put our hearts, minds, resources, and influence together to bring about the change we want to see in the world.

We are all united by a desire to put Jewish values into action to help mend our broken world.

Latest Updates from Los Angeles

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AJWS Los Angeles: What’s Happening

While our country and world face numerous challenges, especially with the U.S. government’s proposed slashes in funding for global human rights and withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, AJWS’s community is speaking up and showing our commitment to defending the rights and dignity of all people.

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