Empowering Social Change
NIF works to reduce social and economic gaps by empowering Israel’s most disadvantaged citizens, especially in the geographic and social periphery. Our network represents a broad spectrum of Israelis committed to social justice and to a better Israel.
Arab Representatives to be Added to Important Government Committee
Thanks to ACRI, equal representation is a step towards a more socially equal Negev.
Campaign Saves Historic Inbal Center
A successful grassroots campaign will prevent the closure of the historic Inbal Cultural Center in Tel Aviv. Due to funding criteria established by the Ministry of Culture, the Center, which is devoted to Mizrachi dance and performance art, was under threat of having its budget removed.
Talking “KAMAM" – Local, Sustainable Economic Development
A few years ago, Local Sustainable Economic Development (LSED), or "Kamam" as it has become known colloquially in Israel, was an academic concept that few had heard of. These days however, it seems that people can't stop talking about it.
Promoting Equal Pay for Women in the Workplace
As part of its efforts to equalize wage gaps between women and men in Israel, SHATIL has declared 2014, which marks the 50th anniversary of Israel's underused Equal Pay Law, as "Equal Pay Year".
STORIES & SUCCESSES
A Double Victory for Social and Environmental Justice
A decisive victory against suburban sprawl marks a huge success for periphery communities and environmental justice in Israel.
Another Victory in the Fight against the Exclusion of Women
A public radio station, which forbade women's voices on the air, was taken to task by two NIF grantees and the Jerusalem District Court.
Public Housing: Three Steps Forward, One Step Back
Affordable housing activists took to the Knesset and scored three victories this week. But another setback illuminates the magnitude of the problem.