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Persevering With My Peers: Insight into Teen Mental Health
October 28, 2020

Persevering With My Peers: Insight into Teen Mental Health

By Lili Stadler in 2020
I grew up with a school counselor as my mom. Needless to say, I have always known the importance of mental health. Talking about my feelings had never been a problem; in fact, it was...
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JumpSpark Launches Innovative Third Year of Strong Women Fellowship
September 29, 2020

JumpSpark Launches Innovative Third Year of Strong Women Fellowship

By developer in 2020
ATLANTA, GA – Jumpspark’s Strong Women Fellowship, an empowering educational cohort for Jewish teens in grades 9-12, has continued to grow in size and expand programming to feature a Teen Board leadership position for third...
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Spark Note: Inspiring Change…One Zoom Call at a Time
May 18, 2020

Spark Note: Inspiring Change…One Zoom Call at a Time

By Abigail Ventimiglia in Strong Women Fellowship
Unlike most things in quarantine, my involvement with the Strong Women Fellows has not slowed or even skipped a beat. In the past month, I’ve helped facilitate three meetings to create our annual end-of-the-year video...
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Spark Note: A Fellow’s Reflection on the Impact of the Strong Women Fellowship
May 11, 2020

Spark Note: A Fellow’s Reflection on the Impact of the Strong Women Fellowship

By Noa Young in Strong Women Fellowship
Hi! My name is Noa Young. I am a ninth grader at North Springs High School, where I am part of the drama department. Outside of school, I am an active member of my BBYO...
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JumpSpark Breaks New Ground in Second Year of  Strong Women Fellowship
September 24, 2019

JumpSpark Breaks New Ground in Second Year of Strong Women Fellowship

By developer in 2019
Jumpspark’s Strong Women Fellowship, an empowering educational cohort for Jewish teens in grades 9-12, has more than doubled in size and expanded programming to feature a leadership track, 9 neighborhood community groups, and more connection...
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Conquering Confidence: Practice Makes Perfect
May 13, 2019

Conquering Confidence: Practice Makes Perfect

By developer in 2019
Nadia Bilchik is an editorial producer for CNN. Before she came to speak to us, I honestly didn’t even know who she was. After hearing what she had to say, I don’t think I’ll ever...
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