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The Closet
July 29, 2020

The Closet

By Eli Rubenstein in 2020
This year has been an absolute nightmare for the world. We started it off thinking we were starting World War 3, and then we were all quarantined for months, away from family and friends, because...
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Spark Note: A Prayer for Creativity
June 26, 2020

Spark Note: A Prayer for Creativity

By Russell Gottschalk in
G-d, grant me the creativity to bring my vision to life, the maturity to abandon dreams that aren’t ready for this world (or vice versa), and the community to hold me accountable while helping me...
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Using Art to Help Heal the World
September 6, 2020

Using Art to Help Heal the World

By Sabrina Leftoff in Teen Voice
Hello! My name is Sabrina Leftoff. This year, I am a senior at North Springs High School. When Covid19 began to affect our area, school as well as many other time consuming events were cancelled....
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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: Lucy McBath Shares Inspiring Words with Riverwood Students
May 17, 2020

Spark Note: Lucy McBath Shares Inspiring Words with Riverwood Students

By Sydney Fox & Tess Berman in Teen Voice
On Saturday May 9th, Riverwood students and teachers had the privilege of hearing the inspiring words of Representative Lucy Mcbath (D-GA) on a Zoom call. The call was organized by Riverwood’s Students Demand Action club,...
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Spark Note: Mental Health Awareness in the Time of COVID-19
May 14, 2020

Spark Note: Mental Health Awareness in the Time of COVID-19

By Rebecca Brown in Teen Voice
JF&CS’ goal is to build a community of empowered lives and there is no better time to contribute to this goal than Mental Health Awareness month. Started in May 1949 by Mental Health America, the...
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