Meet our past MOSAIC Award Honorees: Dr. Resad Paya Pasic and Djenita Pasic

In 2008, JFCS honored the dynamic duo of Resad Paya Pasic, M.D., Ph.D. and Djenita Pasic, Esq. Dr. Pasic and Djenita came to visit friends in Louisville in the spring of 1992 to see the Kentucky Derby.  During their visit war broke out in their home country of Bosnia and Herzegovina and they were unable to return home. Dr. Resad …

Past MOSAIC Award Honoree Pens Letter to Senator McConnell

    Past MOSAIC Honoree, Dr. Cedric Francois, joined dozens of life sciences leaders taking a public stand against President Trump’s executive order to bar refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. Dr. Francois, the founder, president, and CEO Apellis Pharmaceuticals penned an open letter to McConnell on January 30, 2017, to urge McConnell’s opposition.  Dr. Francois is a U.S. green card …

Working for Yourself at 50+

Written by: Cynthia Brown, Business Advisor with Navigate Enterprise Center Recently I met with a client to discuss starting his own consulting business. After many years working as a professional in his field with a long, impressive resume and director level positions, he suddenly found himself over the age of 50 and back in the job market.  He talked about …

Young Professional Volunteer Focus Group

January 22, 2017 – January 22, 2017 2821 Klempner Way Map and Directions | Register Description: Calling all young professionals passionate about volunteering and making Louisville’s community stronger! We want to hear from you as we begin to build our young adult volunteer corps! This is your chance to get in on the ground floor of this new group dedicated …

JFCS Give Local Louisville | Sept 15th

September 15, 2016 – September 15, 2016 Map and Directions | Register Description: On September 15th, JFCS is taking part in Give Local Louisville, our community’s biggest day of local giving. Organized by the Community Foundation of Louisville, Give Local Louisville is an opportunity for us and hundreds of other nonprofits in the Greater Louisville area to take part in …

Roy Blount, Jr., Kicks-off The New JFCS Contemporary Thought Series

An old comedian once said, “Comedy is music; it has rhythm and a melody.” An expert like Roy Blount, Jr. knows this very well.  His prose can sing in deft comic riffs. Louisvillians will be fortunate to experience Blount’s lyrical bounty of stories on September 21 when he will be the first guest to present Contemporary Thought, at the Lillian O. Seligman …

JFCS-Senior Services

SOLUTIONS TO SENIOR HUNGER | FREE WORKSHOP

May 11, 2016 – May 11, 2016 2821 Klempner Way Map and Directions | Register Description: SOLUTIONS TO SENIOR HUNGER | FREE WORKSHOP For Adults 50 and Older provided by JFCS Klein Older Adult Services Are you 50 or older and struggling with food insecurity or questioning whether you’d qualify for food stamps? Jewish Family and Career services will be …

Group Workshop: Coping With Anxiety

February 8, 2016 – February 20, 2016 Map and Directions | Register Description: When: Monday Evenings, February 8 – February 29 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Jewish Family & Career Services, 2921 Klempner Way, 40205 Do you live your life often feeling ‘on edge’, worried, or wound up? Do you have racing thoughts that interfere with a good …

JFCS Welcomes the stranger.

  The Courier Journal on 1/11/16 highlighted the annual MOSAIC Awards, which benefits JFCS and recognizes foreign-born talent.  Current worldwide issues have clouded many realities of the positive aspects of immigrants. JFCS experiences reflect the following: We are a nation of immigrants; we can all trace our ancestry back to somewhere else. JFCS has worked with the refugee population for more …