Teen Environmental Fellowship
Want to be an environmental leader in your community?
about current environmental topics: sustainability, food justice and access, community agriculture and gardens, and more;
with gardening, cooking, and other hands-on activities;
with teens from across Westchester;
an Environmental Food Action Project in your community.
This 9-month program is open to 10th and 11th graders in Westchester County, NY.
The first class is Wednesday, October 26.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the class is full.
The Fellowship will meet once a month on Wednesday evenings from 6:15 – 8:45 pm at Temple Israel Center, White Plains, on the following dates: October 26, November 23, January 11, February 15, March 14, April 4, May 16, June 13.
A Shabbaton retreat will be held at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center from December 16 – 18, 2011.
|October 26||Why should we care about the Environment? Jewish traditions and man named Choni…|
|November 23||Food Blessings, Mindfulness & Food Waste|
|Dec. 16-18||Teen Greening Fellowship Retreat: Permaculture / Sauerkraut / Cheesemaking / Food Education|
|January 11||Where does it go? Food waste in the Talmud and your backyard|
|February 15||“Let all who are hungry come and eat:” Food Justice, Fair Trade and Jewish Tradition|
|March 14||Food Activism: Advocating for Workers’ Rights|
|April 4||Lifting the Cellophane Veil: Kosher Shechita and Animal Agriculture|
|May 16||More than just planting trees: Environmental Issues in Israel|
|June 13||Sustainable Meal & Project Presentations|
$75 program fee which includes all fees related to the program and the retreat. Scholarships are available, please be in touch with Anna@hazon.org to learn more.
Hazon is America’s largest Jewish environmental organization. Our vision is to create healthy and sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond.
Hazon gratefully acknowleges support from the Neshamot fund of UJA-Federation of New York for this program.