The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles launches Campus Impact Network to address antisemitism on college campuses. The program aims to support Jewish college students in LA, empower student leaders, promote a positive view of Israel, and strengthen advocacy efforts. Micro-grants will be provided for campus programs. Contact AFGoldberg@JewishLA.org for more information.
Discover how the Brawerman Fellowship helped Yoni Benzacar, an Emory University graduate, create his path to success and grow as a leader. Learn about the meaningful experiences, the impact on his college journey, and what being a Brawerman Fellow means to him. Find out how the Fellowship provides financial and emotional support for Jewish young leaders, including a college scholarship and opportunities for leadership development and connection to Jewish life.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block assures leaders from the Jewish community at a Federation meeting that UCLA is a safe campus for Jewish students. The Chancellor offers support and proposes collaboration between the larger community, students, and administration to create a welcoming Jewish campus community. The event, moderated by Richard Sandler, highlights the University’s commitment to student safety. Contact Robert Oliver at (323) 761-8604 or ROliver@JewishLA.org for more information on the Federation’s Campus Impact Network.
Women’s Philanthropy gains tools to promote Israel advocacy, combatting rise in anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activities on college campuses and in communities. Leaders met to discuss concerns and gain knowledge on combating aggressive behavior. Importance of sharing personal connections to Israel and building relationships emphasized. Focus on coalition building and forming alliances to shift negative narrative. Support for Jewish students to become allies and empower through social justice causes. Federation initiatives in place to support Jewish students and promote stronger ties on campus.
The Jewish Federation’s Campus Impact Network (CIN) equips Jewish student leaders with the tools to combat anti-Israel sentiments on college campuses. Through intensive leadership training and networking, students develop SMART goals to create change and form coalitions. The program also offers micro grants and mentorship opportunities. Contact Dan Gold at (323) 761-8138 or DGold@JewishLA.org for more information.
Discover how our College Campus Activities Committee (CCAC) is supporting Jewish students on campus through small grants and innovative programs. From Hillel to Jewish studies departments and more, students are finding meaningful ways to connect with Jewish life. Learn about the 2013-2014 grantees and how you can get involved in expanding Jewish opportunities on campus. Contact David Harris, Campus Activities Coordinator, at DHarris@JewishLA.org for more information.