PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 12)
Jewish civic leaders in Philadelphia have joined informally with members of the city’s Black Coalition to promote better race relations, the ‘ADA World’ noted Monday.
According to the ADA report, the two groups have discussed complaints of economic exploitation in ghetto neighborhoods, techniques to encourage more blacks to enter business, and the education of both black and Jewish communities to each other’s needs and aspirations.
A statement issued recently by the Black Coalition and the Jewish leaders explained that their meetings “are a joint effort to create new lines of communication and develop affirmative action programs in order to deal with the current racial crisis.”
The “ADA World”added that Mrs. Emily C. Sunstein, Jr., chairman of Southeastern Pennsylvania ADA, is one of the local Jewish civic leaders involved. “The World” is published in Washington by the Americans for Democratic Action.