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Our Newsroom is the place to learn the latest news about Jewish Family Service of San Diego. Browse through our press releases, view or read the latest news coverage, and check out our publications. And, if you don’t find what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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For media-related inquiries, please contact J. Walcher Communications at (619) 295-7140.
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JFS Publications

Press Releases

Aug 15 2019

Read JFS’ letter to Chairwoman Soomin Chao concerning the released version of the State’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC).

Aug 5 2019

This award recognizes organizations that are a source of strength and support for the Latino community.

Jul 22 2019

Our On the Go, in conjunction with the Ed Brown Center, is one of three locations selected from across the country to test an outreach and education program connecting older adults with ridesharing services, so they can participate in health and wellness programs. The pilot program is part of a partnership with Lyft and the National Council on Aging (NCOA).

Jul 15 2019

The San Diego Rapid Response Network (SDRRN) is appalled by the federal government’s decision to dramatically limit asylum seekers’ ability to enter the U.S. via Mexico. We believe that disrupting the asylum process because of an asylum seekers’ country of origin undermines our nation’s founding principles and turns away individuals and families seeking safety, freedom and hope.

In the News

Aug 18 2019

The San Diego Union-Tribune

The Duwara Consciousness Foundation served the first meal out of their new food truck to people living in their vehicles at our Aero Drive safe parking lot. JFS Director of Strategic Partnerships, Carole Yellen, talks about how the donated dinner provided more than a meal – it brought a sense of community to unsheltered San Diegans.

Aug 12 2019

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Without attorney representation, migrants are having a hard time preparing for their asylum interviews if forced to Remain in Mexico. And some face grave dangers if forced to stay in Mexico and need protection. “Fear of Return” protection is very difficult to come by.

Aug 12 2019

The Jewish News of Northern California

From the article: “Where the federal government is failing, JFS is stepping up,” said Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda). Members of the Jewish and Latino legislative caucuses toured our Migrant Family Shelter and an ICE detention center to get a first-hand look at the difficult journey asylum-seekers face.

Aug 9 2019

Times of San Diego

Jewish Family Service’s “On the Go” program in conjunction with Ed Brown Center is one of three senior centers selected from across the country to test an outreach and education program connecting older adults with ridesharing services, so they can participate in health and wellness programs.