• Winter Chavurah 2016 Dashboard

    Winter Chavurah 2016 Boulder, CO 188 total participants 60 teens with on site leadership roles $950 raised for Camp Rainbow 2nd consecutive win for SLIID in the annual SLIID vs Western basketball game Passed legislation regarding gender neutral restrooms and the opportunity to write preferred gender pronouns on name tags at events Participated in social


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  • Snap the Silence about Hunger

    Today marked the beginning of my week long challenge. This is my second year doing the SNAP Challenge, so my expectations are a little bit different, but already I can see I underestimated the struggle of going a week on $28.70 for food.


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  • The Climb

    “There’s always gonna be another mountain. I’m always gonna wanna make it move. Always gonna be an uphill battle, sometimes I’m gonna have to lose. Ain’t about how fast I get there, ain’t about what’s waiting on the other side, it’s the climb.” ~ Miley Cyrus.


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  • SNAP Reflection

    Eating on $4 a day not only helped me to appreciate the constant struggle of those facing food uncertainty, but also served as a reminder. While I can go back to a normal diet after finishing the week, so many other people do not have that option.


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  • “Do Not Stand Idly By”

    At Winter Chavurah, Regional Board worked with Jonah Freelander, the Assistant Director of Mitzvah Corps, to run a program based on the teaching “Do not stand idly by while your neighbor’s blood is shed.” (Lev. 19:16). The purpose of the program was to allow participants to individually participate in many different station-based experiences derived from the modern social action movement, such as with transgender issues or #blacklivesmatter.


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