Attention young people! Would you like the chance to visit the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus and speak with legislators on Thursday February 19? Transportation and lunch will be provided. For more information and to sign up contact Alicia at 216.523.1128 ext 23.
These Surprising Maps Show How Crime In America Has Changed Over The Last Decade....There’s good news for some states, bad news for others, and some crime-rate surprises in places you’d never expect.
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives 2015 Annual Training Conference: April 9-11, 2015 in Warrensville Hts.
Do you or any of your friends have an interest in improving race relations and have done something your school or in your community? If yes, please consider applying for The Princeton Prize in Race Relations.
The Princeton Prize is an initiative to honor students in grades 9-12 who are promoting the cause of race relations in their schools and communities. The top winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and an all-expenses paid trip to Princeton University for a symposium on race relations, where s/he will meet all the other winners from around the country. The committee is particularly interested in applications from students who have initiated or taken leadership roles in race-relations activities.
Applications are due on January 31. 2015. More information about the program, including an application, can be found at http://www.princeton.edu/pprize. The Princeton Prize is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/princetonprize.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Stop the Hate (Middle & High School Students)
Write an essay in 500 words or less to describe a time you witnessed an act of intolerance or hatred and share ways you can encourage an end to bullying, discrimination and indifference in your community.
6-10th Graders – essays due January 29, 2015
11 & 12 Graders – essays due February 26, 2015
National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland
Seeks Nominees for $5,000 Roslyn A. Wolf Grant Award
(Cleveland, OH - December 29, 2014) -- The National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland (NCJW/Cleveland) has opened the nomination process for the eighth annual Roslyn Z. Wolf Award for Youth, Family and Education. Community non-profit organizations that demonstrate outstanding contributions to our community in the areas of youth, family and education in the past year are encouraged to apply. The award, which will fund a project outlined in the application, includes a $5,000 grant and a permanent plaque with the awardee's name.
The award was established to honor the late Roslyn Z. Wolf's ideals. Mrs. Wolf was a lifelong participant in the academic, fine arts, and Jewish communities. Born in Cleveland, she graduated from Cleveland Heights High School and received a B.S. degree in Art History from Case Western Reserve University. She served on the boards of The Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, Cleveland State University, the Great Lakes Science Center, The Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Play House, Jewish Family Service Association, Ohio Arts Council and Bellefaire/Jewish Children's Bureau. She was also active in many other Cleveland organizations. Roslyn was married to Milton A. Wolf, former United States ambassador to Austria.
Visit www.ncjwcleveland.org for the award criteria and application form to be completed by March 1, 2015 and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 216-378-2205, or mailed to President, NCJW/Cleveland, 26055 Emery Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44128. Contact Linda Barnett, president at 216-378-2204 ext. 102 with any questions.
The National Council of Jewish Women is a volunteer organization that has been at the forefront of social change for over a century. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW works to improve the quality of life for women, children, and families and to ensure individual rights and freedoms through programs and projects initiated by its network of 90,000 members and supporters nationwide.