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Four Great Teen Opportunities From Around Our Region

NFTY Northeast is lucky to be a part of an incredible community that cares about Jewish teen engagement. Check out these organizations and opportunities for more ways to connect, learn, and make a difference!

  • TeenSafe, Boston: This leadership program is designed to give teens the language and tools they need to recognize abuse in a dating relationship and know how to respond if they see, hear about, or experience it. TeenSafe is now co-ed and accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.   Learn more about TeenSafe and apply today!
  • Design Lab, Brandeis University: The Brandeis Design Lab Teen Fellowship teaches motivated Jewish high school students the creative, design, and building skills necessary to solve real problems facing the Jewish community and the world. Over eight fun, action-filled Sundays at Brandeis University, fellows use the innovative approach of design thinking to understand a local community problem and then design and execute a solution. There are still limited spots available for the Fall, so check it out now!
  • Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston: The Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston is an innovative new teen leadership initiative for Jewish high school students throughout the Greater Boston area. This fall, the JTFGB will launch two Boards, one at Gann Academy and one at Hebrew College. An elite experience, the JTFGB offers students the opportunity to make a profound impact on their community through building and running a grant-making foundation. Applications are being reviewed now! Learn more and apply now!
  • JTConnect, Greater Hartford Area: Connecticut teens are invited to join JTConnect for a series of programs throughout the fall. Check out Triple Play Thursdays, or give back with a series of programs on homelessness. For more information about JTConnect, contact Heather.