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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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JumpSpark Announces Inaugural Cohort of  Strong Women Fellowship
October 12, 2018

JumpSpark Announces Inaugural Cohort of Strong Women Fellowship

By developer in 2018
Jumpspark is proud to welcome 30 female-identifying Jewish teens in grades 9-12 representing 13 high schools and 9 synagogues in metro Atlanta to the inaugural cohort of the Strong Women Fellowship. The Strong Women: Know...
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Spark Notes: A Word from our New Director
August 3, 2018

Spark Notes: A Word from our New Director

By Kelly Cohen in 2018
At JumpSpark our mission is “to connect Jewish teens through interest-based experiences inspired by a Jewish lens”, and we are doing this and so much more in Fall 2018. As the new Director of this organization, I...
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Film Sheds Light On Teen Anxiety
August 3, 2018

Film Sheds Light On Teen Anxiety

By developer in 2018
By Bob Bahr First published in the Atlanta Jewish Times ›  Last year Nanci Rosing’s son, Alex, was finishing up his bar mitzvah study and preparing for a celebratory trip to Alaska when his mother noticed...
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