Education / Girl Power / Jewish Women's Archive / Volunteerism

My First JWA Rising Voices Article Is Published!

Here it is, hot off the press…my first article for JWA as part of my Rising Voices Fellowship! This is me pictured with Rabbi Sendrow at Congregation Shaarey Tefilla at my Bat Mitzvah. He is an amazing Rabbi and will forever be part of what was a truly life-changing experience for me. How My Bat … 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

Awards / In The News / Volunteerism

Minnah Stein Named a 2017 Anne Frank Humanitarian Award Honoree

Elie Wiesel once said, “The opposite of love is not hate, it is indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it is indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it is indifference. Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.” Minnah Stein, who is a rising senior at Pine View, has been … Continue reading

Education / Events / Volunteerism

Preventing Depression in Young People

This policy brief (by Tracy Gladstone) originally appeared in the Spring/Summer 2016 Research & Action Report from the Wellesley Centers for Women as part of the multi-media series Advancing the Status of Women & Girls, Families & Communities: Policy Recommendations for the Next U.S. President. “I wanted to post this article to my blog because … Continue reading

Girl Power / Volunteerism

Selah Freedom Brings Light Into the Darkness of Sex Trafficking

Selah Freedom is a national organization providing education and training throughout the country, as well as teen prevention, outreach, and safe housing in the Midwest and Southeast regions of the United States. Selah Freedom actively confronts the issue of sex trafficking and is upheld as the statewide model for how to effectively bring solutions to survivors of … Continue reading