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:

Resources for Responding to the Pittsburgh Tragedy

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 Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative (Teen Initiative) is a project of Jewish Community Federation, in partnership with Jewish Federation of the East Bay and The Jewish Community Foundation, and with significant support from the Jim Joseph Foundation. 

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