23rd ANNUAL RAOUL WALLENBERG DINNER
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Nordic Museum, Seattle | The Holocaust Center for Humanity is proud to partner with the Nordic Museum for the 23rd Annual Raoul Wallenberg Dinner, honoring the memory of the Swedish diplomat who intervened to save thousands of Jews from deportation to Nazi concentration camps. LEARN MORE & REGISTER
GIVING INITIATIVE FOR TEENS (GIFT)
Fall 2018 - Spring 2019. Deadline for application - May 20. | Open to Jewish teens in 9th-12th grade (as of fall 2018) | Monthly Sunday meetings at the SJCC, Mercer Island | Join a cohort of thoughtful and altruistic Jewish teens working together to raise and allocate funds to address real community issues. Guided by an advisory council of local leaders in business, technology, and philanthropy, teens will meet monthly to research and explore organizations and causes they wish to support, learn about the process of grant-making, hear from local philanthropists, and explore their own Jewish values. LEARN MORE
EDUCATION FOR EXCELLENCE, DIVERSITY, AND RESPECT: Transformative 21st Century Innovations
August 22-25, 2018 | Seattle | A joint international conference hosted by the School of Education at Seattle Pacific University and the Janusz Korczak Association of the USA. Conference participants will have a chance to stay on campus at SPU. Participants at this conference will:
- Learn about the latest research findings and school innovations and their impact on school students, teachers, and reforms in education.
- Discover Korczak’s theory and practice, and get inspired.
- Engage with international groups of students, teachers, researchers, social workers, psychologists, child-rights advocates, policymakers, and other stakeholders with an interest in education.
- Present, promote and discuss their own projects in education with both supporters and challengers.
- Strengthen their social networks with new national and international contacts from around the world.
- Earn up to 24 clock hours in professional development.