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Saturday, March 1 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Keeping Our Edge: Activism , Vision, Passion and Community Work

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Dynamic panel of activists will share their current projects, what inspires and challenges them, their long term vision and offer ways to find meaningful opportunities.

Moderators
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Allyson T. Schwartz

Program Assistant and the GrapeVine Community Outreach Coordinator, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
   Allyson Taylor Schwartz currently works in the NuRoots department of the Ensuring Jewish Future initiative at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles as a Program Assistant and the GrapeVine Community Outreach Coordinator. As member of the NuRoots and GrapeVine team, Allyson works with organizations that seek to engage Jewish young adults by equipping them with the technology to create meaningful collaborations as well as... Read More →

Speakers
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Eden Banarie

Youth Engagement Coordinator, Jewish World Watch
Eden Banarie is the Youth Engagement Coordinator for Jewish World Watch, a leading organization in the fight against genocide. She has the pleasure of working daily with student and adult leaders at synagogues, youth groups, schools, and summer camps to educate our youth about the most vulnerable populations on earth, and how they can use their knowledge and power to make a real difference. As a southern California... Read More →
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Aaron Cohen

Abolitionist, Author, TV host of MSNBC Series, Abolish Slavery Coalition
 Aaron Cohen is an award winning writer and human rights activist who draws his inspiration from the biblical "Jubilee," the ancient law of debt forgiveness and slave liberation. Media and news outlets, such as Fox, CBS, CNN and Larry King Live have lauded his work, finding and rescuing victims of human trafficking. He was awarded a US Congressional Certificate of Merit, the Prize for Humanity, and the MLB "Greatest Save" trophy for his... Read More →
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Jeff Handel

Jeff Handel: Co-Creator, Producer/Cinematographer, One Wish Project
One Wish Project began in April, 2013 with a video camera, a cardboard box with a simple question written out in English, Hebrew, and Arabic, and a desire to give voice to everyday people in Jerusalem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtSVwTtKQGc After much success with our first film, we set out to make our second film, "One Wish for Iran, Love Israel": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sodvz_568c0   Both films have been viewed hundreds of... Read More →
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Binah Malka Stinnett

Fellow, Repair the World
Binah Malka Stinnett grew up in Long Beach California, she went on to complete her undergraduate degree in Jewish Studies at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. As an active volunteer she has volunteered with Jewlicious Festival and served as an AmeriCorps member in Pittsburgh.  During her time as an AmeriCorps member she developed after school curriculum and recruited volunteers for various community projects. Currently Binah is... Read More →


Saturday March 1, 2014 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Victoria Room - Promenade Deck

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