The community is invited to “Turning Passion into Action: Helping Teens Embrace Who They Are and Make their Positive Mark on the World” on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. at Temple Sholom, 594 North Bridge Street, Bridgewater, NJ.
This program will be presented by Val Weisler, Founder and CEO of The Validation Project, an international organization that works with 6,000+ teenagers in 105 countries to turn passion into positive action through mentoring and social justice assignments. Her self-designed kindness curriculum is taught in 1000 schools. Valerie was recently named a L'Oreal Paris Woman of Worth and her work has been featured in CNN, People Magazine, The Meredith Viera Show and more. She has also served on the Harvard Graduate School of Education's advisory board and is a recipient of the National Jefferson Award for Peace and Justice.
This free event is open to all. Parents and students in 8th grade and above are especially encouraged to attend. Registration is encouraged but walk ins are welcomed. To register or for more information, contact JFS at 908-725-7799, eprezant@JewishFamilySvc.org or www.JewishFamilySvc.org.
“Turning Passion into Action” is being offered by Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties (JFS), in partnership with The Luftman Family in memory of Hannah Luftman, Temple Sholom and Temple Sholom Hebrew High School.
Sponsor: Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties