Jewish Futures 2018: Power to the People

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Debbie Seiden
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Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:45pm
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Power to the People: How Shifting Power Impacts Jewish Education

Thursday, December 20 | 9:00 AM - 1:45 PM

Columbia University, NYC

The 2018 Jewish Futures conference will focus on how the empowerment of learners, protest, and hierarchy are influencing Jewish education.




Giving Tuesday. MarchForOurLives. HipHopEd. The founders of these movements are headlining this year’s Jewish Futures Conference. Speakers include:

• Keynote by Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms, authors of “New Power”

Dr. Christopher Emdin, Associate Professor of Science Education and Director of Science Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, founder #HipHopEd Movement

Rabba Yaffa Epstein, Director of Education (North America), Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Yavilah McCoy, CEO, Dimensions Inc

Jon Adam Ross, actor, playwright, and teaching artist

Delaney Tarr, Parkland Shooting Survivor and #MarchForOurLives Activist

Valerie Weisler, founder and CEO of The Validation Project

Questions? Contact Debbie Seiden.


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