Fresh. Relevant. Forward-thinking.
JFCS of Long Beach presents a series of live, online, and hybrid events
that explore life in today’s complex world.
All events held at Alpert JCC, 3801 E. Willow St. in Long Beach
Proceeds benefit JFCS of Long Beach programs and services
Sunday, October 3, 3:30 p.m. – Tony Kushner (in-person and online)
Topic: The Creative Process and Social Justice
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (Angels in America) and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter (Lincoln; Munich), Kushner will talk about the values that inform his plays and film projects.
Tuesday, October 19, 7:00 p.m. – Lisa Napoli & Tonya Mosely (in-person and online)
Topic: The Future is Female: Women Shaping Public Media
Lisa Napoli, author of Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR, has a passion for demystifying the media, both broadcast and digital. Tonya Mosley is an Emmy and Murrow award-winning radio and television journalist. She is co-host of the NPR programs Here and Now and Truth Be Told.
Tuesday, November 16, 7:00 p.m. (in-person and online)
Topic: Food Insecurity In Our Backyard
Regional experts and advocates present an update on the severity of hunger in our communities, and what we can do about it. You will also hear from individuals whose passions and projects have made a difference and inspire us to do more.
January, 2022 – Michael Stuhlbarg
Topic: Seeing Ourselves and Our Times in Stories
Long Beach’s native son, nominee for Golden Globe, Tony, Emmy, and Screen Actors Guild awards, Stuhlbarg is an accomplished, versatile actor on stage and in films such as The Shape of Water and Call Me By Your Name. Please note that for the January 2022 event, the date and format have not yet been finalized.
Subscriptions must be purchased in advance.
No subscriptions will be sold at the door.
A Q&A session will follow each presentation.
Subscription packages (includes all four events)
In-person/hybrid – $195
Online only – $125
Spokesperson – $250 – Mentions in programs and on screen; one in-person subscription which includes all events
Orator – $500 – Mentions in programs and preferred seating at in-person/hybrid events; two in-person subscriptions for all events
Keynoter – $1000 – Mentions in programs, preferred seating, and autographed copy of Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR, by Lisa Napoli; four in-person subscriptions for all events
We will be observing all prevailing CDC guidelines and AJCC/Jewish Long Beach policies for COVID-19 at the in-person events in this series. We apologize in advance for any unexpected changes that may be necessary as a result of this ever-changing situation.