March Social Action

At Nashuva we believe that some of the greatest community-building and life-affirming experiences happen when we serve. Our mission is to serve together, as a community, to bring light to a dark corner of our city.

Nashuva’s Social Action serves many areas of need. We strive to protect the environment, alleviate poverty, support people in rehabilitation, bring joy to the elderly…and more.

Our volunteer services are carefully crafted to reach specific segments of the population throughout the calendar year. We partner with select organizations to help the elderly, homeless, disadvantaged, people in transition and, last but not least, Mother Nature.

Over the years, we’ve paired up with PATH, TreePeople, Upward Bound, Operation Gratitude, Project Angel Food, Pico-Union/Hope Street, Miriam House, Habitat for Humanity, Fruit Forward and Project Chicken Soup, to name just a few.

At Nashuva, we also understand that Social Action begins at home. In addition to serving our city, Social Action seeks to develop and nourish relationships among our own volunteers. Our events are designed for team and connection-building that has naturally led to lasting friendships among our volunteers.

Join us. We welcome your commitment at any level. Here, you will find warmth and fulfillment in selfless service to your community.

Please add your name to our Social Action Mailing List
so that you can be notified
of upcoming events.

See our March and April Social Events below:

Saturday, March 24th

March for Our Lives
Saturday, March 24th from 10am to 1:00pm

Please join Nashuva Social Action as we unite with the survivors of the Parkland Florida High School Massacre at the March for our Lives on Saturday, March 24th.  Fear has no place in schools, help us advocate for stronger gun control!

This Saturday morning people all over this country will gather to make their voices heard on the importance of protecting our kids and communities from gun violence. As you know this is an issue that’s very personal for me.

Please join Nashuva at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown LA for a Prayer Service from 9:15 – 9:45 am, immediately before the Los Angeles March for Our Lives begins.

Because it is Shabbat and because we are a community of PRAYER in ACTION we pray before we march because we believe that prayer is not a substitute for action, it is a prelude to action. We pray, because we seek to unite our highest intentions with effective and passionate engagement.

We will join together as a community to offer our prayers to God for a more peaceful world and then take to the streets to make our voices heard in pursuit of that dream.

Email: for further details.

The March is to be held at:

Pershing Square
532 South Olive Street
(Downtown) Los Angeles

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What time should I get there?

Plan to arrive by 9:45 am. The rally will begin at 10 am and the march will lead off a little while after.

Where can I park my vehicle?

Parking in Downtown Los Angeles can be very difficult. Please plan on taking ride share or the Metro Line.

What should I bring to the march?

Protest signs, banners, costumes, puppets, flags, decorated umbrellas, anything that helps communicate your message. Hold it high for all to see. The march and rally will happen rain or shine, so an umbrella might be useful too.

Sunday, March 25th

Miracle Project Production Day
Sunday, March 25th from 3pm to 5pm

The Miracle Project is a fully inclusive theater, film and expressive arts program for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities as well as for peers without disabilities.  Using a ground breaking and evidence-based methodology created by Nashuva participant Elaine Hall.

Please join us Sunday, March 25, 2018, from 3pm to 5pm.  We will start with Improve theater games with Miracle students, then watch some of the songs and scenes from their new original musical “185 Wilshire: A Love Story” which is premiering May 31st at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.  Our volunteers will help build sets, work on costumes and support the Miracle Project.

Participants must be 9 years or older and we have a 25 person limited, so please reserve your space ASAP.  Email us at 

WHAT: Interactive Production Day with the Miracle Project
WHERE: Quaker Meeting House
1440 Harvard Street
Santa Monica, CA  90404
WHEN: Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 3pm to 5pm