SUMMARY OF JCCV’S LGBTI INCLUSION ACTIVITIES
2009 – formation of the LGBT (at the time) Reference Group.
2011 – release of report into discrimination and vilification of LGBT Jews in Victoria.
2014 – JCCV supports and encourages affiliates to support No to Homophobia.
2014 – JCCV wins Hey Grant from the Victorian Government.
2015 – JCCV 1st ever LGBTI Symposium held with approximately 80 attendees with panels from the LGBTI Jewish spectrum. Attendees were cross-denominational.
2015 – Keshet Australia admitted to JCCV as an affiliate – the first Jewish LGBTI organisation affiliate.
2016 – Launched JCCV LGBTI service directory https://bit.ly/2mviycZ
2016 – Youth video winner announced form previous year’s completion.
2017 – Mental Health Forum in light of RCV’s statement to the government’s plebiscite
2017 – JCCV supports civil marriage equality with motion moved by National Council of Jewish Women and seconded by AUJS.
“A decade of strong advocacy for LGBTI equality and inclusion! I am very proud to have volunteered for the JCCV for a decade and served on the board for almost 4 years. We have achieved great things together! #lgbti #lgbtiinclusion #mentalhealthmatters #socialinclusion #lgbtijews Big shout out to John Searle, Anton Block, Nina Bassat, Jennifer Huppert, Original Reference Group members Julie Leder, Nathan Rose, Andrew Rajcher, Sally Goldner, Immediate part Executive Director David Marlow and the community for welcoming change.” — Doron Abramovici