By Emily Winograd Vulnerability. Honesty. Risk-Taking. If you’re like many of us, these words more likely describe your improv class than the last professional conference you attended. With a full agenda of speakers, breakouts, and networking, professional gatherings often hit the mark on delivering high-quality, dynamic content, but don’t always create the space to wrestle with challenging questions or to explore new directions for a … [Read more...] about The Art of Risk-Taking: 3 Things We Learned at this Year’s Collaboratory
By Lisa Farber Miller and Jeff Tiell My participation in PresenTense Colorado has had a large impact on my Jewish identity. Before, I had little idea of any engagement for Jewish teens outside of my synagogue, and the only other Jewish kids I knew were from my B’nai Mitzvah class. PresenTense opened me up to a whole Jewish network I had never previously considered. This sentiment from Emily Winn of last year’s PresenTense Colorado - UpStart … [Read more...] about Sharing the Impact of PresenTense Colorado-UpStart
The Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (the Federation) has launched its Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative, a five-year, $7.6 million endeavor. The Initiative was designed with 1:1 match funding by the Jim Joseph Foundation, in the context of the national Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative and will include five components: Innovation Accelerator to … [Read more...] about Bay Area Federation launches multi-year $7.6m. Teen Initiative
The multi-faceted Denver/Boulder Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative (Initiative) is involving more teens in Jewish life, offering them new programs they find relevant, and helping them develop leadership skills - says a new evaluation on the Initiative. The Initiative, funded by Rose Community Foundation, with additional funding from the Jim Joseph Foundation and other donors, supports the expansion of innovative teen-focused … [Read more...] about Denver and Boulder Teens Initiative receives New Funding
The Collaboratory - co-produced by UpStart and ROI Community - is the largest annual gathering of Jewish community visionaries, innovators, and catalyzers of change in North America. This year, The Collaboratory is tackling the theme The Art of Risk-Taking with opportunities to: Hear from the best, including this year's keynote, renowned nonprofit thought leader and humorist Vu Le of Nonprofit AF. Grow your network at the premiere … [Read more...] about The Collaboratory 2018 is now accepting requests for invitations!