The Bay Area Teen Education and
Engagement Initiative


The Bay Area Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative builds our community’s capacity to expand the landscape of Jewish teen engagement through innovative, high-quality programming opportunities and increased access to programs through five integrated strategies: Innovation Accelerator, Professional Development, Micro-Grants, Information Hub and Scholarships.



Online Resources:

Podcast: Building Resilience in Children, by Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg (

Resilience Guide for Parents and Teachers (American Psychological Association)

Positive Adolescent Mental Health: Resilience  (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Here.Now Website

Raising Resilient Teenagers: Resources that Help, by Rabbi PJ Schwartz


The Bay Area Jewish Teen Engagement and Education Initiative is funded by The Teen Funder Collaborative and the Jewish Federation of The Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco. Click here to view the Teen Funder Collaborative Brochure, with information about all ten Teen Education and Engagement Initiatives nationwide or R=read more about the Bay Area Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative. 

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