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Learning with Our Feet
April 23, 2018

Learning with Our Feet

By developer in 2018
By Aaron Levi First published at AaronLeviCurricula › and eJewish Philanthropy › I find myself at the intersection of Auburn Avenue and Jackson Street in Southeast Atlanta. Known as “Sweet Auburn,” this neighborhood was once the beating...
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JumpSpark Teen Initiative Knocks It Out Of The Park
January 8, 2018

JumpSpark Teen Initiative Knocks It Out Of The Park

By developer in 2018
By Nina Rubin First published at Federation Voices ›  The Atlanta Jewish Teen Initiative, known as JumpSpark, just concluded its first four-day “intensive” with a focus on sports. For sports-loving teens, it was heaven — a...
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Innovation Key to Seminar for Youth Professionals
December 15, 2017

Innovation Key to Seminar for Youth Professionals

By developer in 2017
By Rich Walter and Hope Chernak First published on December 15, 2017 in the Atlanta Jewish Times › Rifling through a pile of random objects in a Tel Aviv youth hostel, 13 Atlanta youth professionals and...
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Teen Initiative Aims to Drive Engagement
December 15, 2017

Teen Initiative Aims to Drive Engagement

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By Sarah Moosazadek First published in the Atlanta Jewish Times › The Atlanta Jewish Teen Initiative is launching programs more than a year after the Jim Joseph Foundation announced it was giving an Atlanta partnership $2.1...
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JumpSpark: A New Model of Teen Engagement
December 14, 2017

JumpSpark: A New Model of Teen Engagement

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By Hope Chernak and Kelly Cohen First published in the Atlanta Jewish Times › No matter your organization, mission or audience, there are hurdles to teen engagement, and success in today’s world requires new models of...
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Navigating Concepts Presented In The Show “13 Reasons Why”
May 17, 2017

Navigating Concepts Presented In The Show “13 Reasons Why”

By developer in 2017
By Dr. Betsy Stone and Hope Chernak Our teens are looking for on-ramps for conversations with adults in a safe space. “13 Reasons Why” can be used as a tool to discuss difficult situations and...
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