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Kuriansky Teen Tzedakah Corp

Year Founded: 
2011
Name of Host Organization: 
United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan, and Darien
Host Setting: 
Jewish Federation
Program Type: 
Teen Foundation
Funding Areas: 
Program Description: 

Modeled on the Behrend Institute, it is designed to prepare its graduates for leadership roles within the organizations which nominate them and for community wide positions of leadership. The Kuriansky Teen Tzedakah Corp provides an innovative leadership development program for inspired, motivated, Jewish teens who want to make a difference in the local and international Jewish community. Just like the Behrend institute, the class  is representative of the community at large.  Through interactive monthly workshops and experiences, the teens to see the diversity and the beauty of theStamford community.  Being a participant in the Kuriansky Teen Tzedakah Corp prepares  Jewish adolescents to express their voice in leadership roles and active service for a lifetime of engaged citizenship. This experience helps teens to grow as young leaders, be an inspiration in people’s lives, and strengthen the Jewish community by developing and fostering relationships between themselves and Jewish organizations locally and internationally. This program is funded by Louis J. Kuriansky Foundation.

Program Contact
Cantor Marcia Lane, Dir. Of Education and Engagement
Work Phone: 
(203) 321-1373
1035 Newfield Avenue, Suite 200
Stamford, CT 06905 US

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