AJOCC in the Press

Jewish Diversity Arts Festival Makes history by driving community belonging through the arts! The Forward (November 13, 2022)

New Book Recalls the Complicated History of Jews and Race on Atlanta Jewish Times (January 2022)

AJOCC’s Executive Director named one of

10 Inspiring Black Women Making History in Atlanta by Best Self Magazine (January 2022)

Victoria Raggs’ call to action in honor of Congressman John Lewis

Equity Can’t Wait on Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta – FED5

(October 2021)

What Does Juneteenth Mean to Me? on Atlanta Jewish Times (June 2021)

Standing at the Bimah reading Torah during a Bar Mitzvah
Victoria Raggs speaking at the Jewish Atlanta Solidarity Event held January 2020

Atlanta Jews of Color Participate in National Shabbaton on Atlanta Jewish Times (May 2021)

The Jewish South is Black, too. on Scalawag Magazine (April 2021)

Fists in front of Torah


Jewish Women International(JWI) hosted this panel during their Virtual Impact Summit. The session subject was “Using your Voice: A Conversation on Courage, Community, and Vulnerability. Panelist were Temmi Merlis, Victoria Raggs, Rachel Apfelbaum, Dee Sanae, and moderated by Ariella Neckritz. 12/03/21
The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta hosted this JEDI Night panel discussion regarding directing local philanthropic dollars.
Organizations represented were 18 Doors, Honeymoon Israel, AJOCC, Israeli American Council, JF&CS, and The Atlanta Film Festival. 01/27/2022

Atlanta Jews of Color Council (AJOCC) partnered with the Breman Museum and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia (JGSG) to present the Book Talk- Jews of Color in Early American with author Professor Laura Leibman. January 30, 2022