Had Covid-19 Not Happened

Dear Friends,  I would be remiss if I didn’t take this opportunity to reflect on today, what was supposed to happen in the world of JQ, and how it has affected the organization. Tonight, Sunday, May 3rd, was supposed to be JQ’s Impact Awards Dinner, JQ’s annual...
JQuarantine Update

JQuarantine Update

Dear friends, We hope you, your families, and your chosen families are all safe during these challenging times. As you have likely noticed, JQ’s transformative community-building programs, educational offerings, and support services have not just moved online –...
JQ Updates Regarding COVID-19

JQ Updates Regarding COVID-19

Dear Friends, Like most of you, in recent days JQ’s Board of Governors and professional staff have been focused on the news of the evolving COVID-19 epidemic. This hits close to home for all of us. As a community-based organization with gatherings, celebrations,...

Impact Story – She came, Shebrewed!

From a young age, my parents instilled in me the importance of kehillah, community. In middle school, my volleyball team was my community. In high school, my youth group, BBYO. And in college, the theater department. When I moved to LA, I didn’t know anyone and for...

Impact Story – A Mother Finds Hope

Our second child is five years old and embodies all things sparkly pink and purple. This kid is very unconstrained by traditional gender expressions; he does ballet, loves his dresses and also loves Lego building and computer games. Despite his delicious and colorful...

At JQ, we are all about connections.

Dear Friends, When we connect with one another and experience the sensations of celebration, acceptance, and love, we are truly transformed. At JQ - We are all about connections... Connection of our core identities. Connection to support and resources. Connection to...
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