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Minnah Stein is a Recipient of the Jewish Women’s Archive Rising Voices Fellowship

The Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA) is pleased to present the fifth year of the Rising Voices Fellowship. The Fellowship is open to female-identified high school students who have a passion for writing, a demonstrated concern for current events, a commitment to improving their writing skills, and a strong interest in Judaism—particularly as it relates to … Continue reading

Education / In The News / SSAIS / Volunteerism

Futures Without Violence Recommends SSAIS Film

I am so happy to report that Futures Without Violence has added the Stop Sexual Assault in Schools (SSAIS) film “Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School!” to their short list of recommended films. Futures Without Violence is a well-respected organization that for over 30 years has been developing programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and … Continue reading

Education / Events

It Happened Here Screening Conducted at New College of Florida for UnidosNow

                I was recently asked by Luz Corcuera, the Executive Director of UnidosNow, to come speak to her Future Leaders high school members who were doing a special day-long program at New College of Florida. UnidosNow was formed to represent the integration needs of the region’s fastest-growing and most under-represented … Continue reading

Education / Girl Power

Today is 50/50 Day! Watch This Amazing Video About Equality!

Today, May 10th, is the first annual 50/50 Day, with thousands of organizations, companies, schools, museums, libraries and homes — anywhere people already gather — in a global conversation about what it will take to get to a more gender-balanced world in all sectors of society: business, politics, culture, home, and more. There is a video … Continue reading

Education / Safety / SSAIS

Hidden Horror of K-12 School Sex Assaults Revealed by AP

Relying on state education records, supplemented by federal crime data, a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press uncovered roughly 17,000 official reports of sex assaults by students over a four-year period, from fall 2011 to spring 2015. Though that figure represents the most complete tally yet of sexual assaults among the nation’s 50 million K-12 … Continue reading