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Strong Women Fellowship: For the Love of Pizza and Chris Hemsworth
December 6, 2018

Strong Women Fellowship: For the Love of Pizza and Chris Hemsworth

By developer in 2018
Meeting the refugees from the Global Village Project was an amazing experience. When I had first arrived I wasn’t sure what to expect or who I would be meeting. I stepped into the room where...
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Finding Connections As We Change The World
December 5, 2018

Finding Connections As We Change The World

By developer in 2018
Every generation is controlled by the constant increasing pressure to change the world. Millenials are constantly reminding us, Generation Z, that we are the ones that can make the biggest difference, not only for the...
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Spark Grants
November 21, 2018

Spark Grants

By developer in 2018
Chanukah 2018 is officially in the books. It is time to clean the wax out of your menorah, wipe the splattered oil off your stove top and try to forget how many jelly doughnuts you...
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Self-Expression and the Confidence to Make Change
November 8, 2018

Self-Expression and the Confidence to Make Change

By developer in 2018
Our second meeting for the Strong Women Fellowship was centered around self-expression, in which we also discussed female and youth empowerment. As teenage girls, all of us who attended have struggled with expressing our true...
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Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative
October 25, 2018

Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative

By developer in 2018
First published by the Jim Joseph Foundation › Teens today are impacted by monumental sociological forces and challenges. With this understanding, and powered by research and data, the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative...
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Spark Notes: Telling Our Failure Stories
October 19, 2018

Spark Notes: Telling Our Failure Stories

By Kelly Cohen in 2018
I recently had two amazing experiences that changed my beliefs on failure. The first week of October I traveled to Austin to meet with leaders and representatives from the nine other Jewish Teen Initiatives that...
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