Ambassadors for Change is a yearlong cohort for young adults (ages 25-40) organized to raise awareness for the Holocaust Center, inspire change in our community, and help you build your personal and professional networks through mission-based social and educational opportunities.
Save the Date: Sunday, November 14 | Colette film viewing and discussion
An AFC Educational Event
November 14 | 5:00-6:30 pm (PST) | Register
Join Holocaust Center for Humanity's Ambassadors for Change group in a collective viewing of the Academy Award-winning documentary short film: Colette (2020), about a French Resistance fighter, who is joined by a young Holocaust researcher on her visit to the concentration camp where her brother died. The film viewing will be followed by a presentation and discussion with special guest Yonit Hoffman, daughter of a holocaust survivor, director of JCFS's Holocaust Services program, and an authority on the psychology of Holocaust survivors.
Special thanks to events sponsors Arlene B. Ehrlich and Ron Friedman.
Young Professional Fundraiser, Sip & Learn 2021: Exploring the Intersections of Antisemitism & Racism with Dr. Emanuela Kucik and Rebecca Walker
Thank you to everyone who participated in our July 15 Sip & Learn fundraiser and educational event, exploring the intersections of antisemitism and racism with Dr. Emanuela Kucik, Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies and Co-Director of the Africana Studies Program at Muhlenberg College and activist, author, and producer, Rebecca Walker. We also want to extend a huge thank you to our presenting, corporate, and in-kind sponsors.
2021 Cohort Members:
- Claire Bruncke
- Elaine Buchignani
- Sami Dubow
- Michelle Federman
- Abe Friedman
- Bevin Fritz-Waters
- Max Gun
- Ty Hansen
- Stephanie Lammers
- Kim Mai
- Moriel O'Connor
- Isobel Press
- Amanda Privitt
- Eryk Waligora
- Jordan Weiner
Member Eligibility and Commitment:
- Open to young adults in Washington State, aged 25-40, of all backgrounds
- 15 members (7 new) will be accepted for a one-year commitment, with the opportunity to renew. The 2021 cohort will include eight 2020 cohort members.
- $150 (or more) personal contribution for participation. If cost is a barrier, please contact us! We do not want to turn anyone away due to financial need.
- Members must attend at least two Holocaust Center events as an ambassador, in addition to Ambassador-led events.
- Meetings will occur virtually on Zoom each month, beginning Feb. 2021. There will also be four optional social engagement events throughout the year (two virtual, two socially-distanced).
Benefits for Cohort Members
- Museum membership
- Opportunity to plan and execute two Holocaust Center events: Sip & Learn Fundraiser in July 2021, and an educational event for the young adult community in September 2021
- Invites to exclusive events (donor receptions, members-only events, etc.)
- Opportunities to create communications content: contribute to social media, be featured in newsletters
- Recognition on Holocaust Center's website and in Annual Report
Funding for Ambassadors for Change was made possible, in part, by a grant from the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle.