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Please join us this Winter to raise $5,000 and sponsor our Spring 2022 semester of Jewish teen engagement.
CCM began 2021 online, but as the year continued we've been able to bring back all our great programming to fulling in person - returning to pre-pandemic enrollment levels! Highlights of 2021 include:
- CCM's new "Project Ezrach," where our teens get an opportunity for civic engagement through education, service, and advocacy with trips, workshops, and hands-on experiences.
- In April, CCM brought teens back together face to face with outdoor sessions at B'nai Shalom. This Fall we returned completely to in-person sessions at B'nai Tikvah, opening our year at Beth Chaim!
- Last school year (2020-21) the Hamsa Fund's mission was to ensure families a safe and healthy home environment by funding non-profit organizations that provide food assistance, abuse prevention programs, and other resources for domestic life. Despite being completely virtual, they raised over $15,000. This Fall 2021, a new cohort started, picking a mission to help in refugee resettlement.
- We continued Better Together, our intergenerational elder and teen program, designed to alleviate feelings of isolation for both populations. It connects 18 CCM teens with 12 community elders from Reutlinger and our partner synagogues.
- Finally, CCM took over management of retreats and has held two retreats for our teens!
We're working hard to continue offering creative, fun and engaging Jewish programming for our teens. It's our goal to continue providing a place for our teens to be in Jewish community, to do Jewish ritual, and offer a respite for teens to renew their mental health. Support our work with a fully tax-deductible gift this month!