The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
As youth professionals, we have the power to help our youth become more socially aware and civically minded, but it isn’t always easy. Join us for an interactive webinar where you’ll learn different models to engage and empower teens. We’ll also share valuable resources that you can use to help support and grow your teens’ interest in advocacy and social justice.
Melissa Frey has served as director of the URJ Kutz Camp since 2008 and has been an instrumental member of the URJ’s year-round youth programs team since 1999.
Melissa's multi-dimensional background as a former advertising agency art director, university faculty member, URJ congregational and camp education director, Hebrew school teacher, and youth group adviser is reflected in her unique approach to experiential Jewish education. Melissa builds teen leadership via Jewish ethics and values, engagement and empowerment, and by fostering strong, meaningful, Jewish communities.
Alexa Broida has been with Mitzvah Corps since 2010. She graduated from UCLA with degrees in Public Health and Developmental Psychology and obtained a Master's in Business and Organizational Science from GWU. Currently living in Philadelphia, Alexa is passionate about discovering people and places around the world and connecting others with life-changing experiences.