Dear Peoplehood.org Readers,
In March, you visited the blog 6,688 times with an average visit length of 14 minutes and 37 seconds. The traffic continues to grow nicely and also so many of you were at the Jewish Funders Network, so it’s an influential readership as well.
Just keynoted the close of the first national Jewish youth philanthropy conference and made an appearance as Yoda (we’ll try to get the video later), the old master who trains the next generation of Jedi Knights.
The organizers did a great job. If they were blogging or keeping a diary, they could write with confidence, and in the spirit of Herzl, that indeed today they launched a national youth Jewish philanthropy movement.
Toward the close of the final session, in which a rebellion arose and succeeded, groups wrote draft mission statements for the movement. They appear in draft form and with typoes but it will be cleaned up and uploaded onto….
www.JPhilanthropy.com, the engine of the new movement and a special thanks to the Mayerson Foundation for their support and their exceptional timing.
Draft mission statements of National Jewish Youth Philanthropy Movement:
1. Becoming givers by applying Jewish values to repair the world through service and monies to ensure the future of our heritage and culture.
2. step by step .day by day . heart to heart we lead the way ….In Jewish Philanthropy improving the generations to come one by one. **MEMPHIS
3. To create a generation of self-ufficient philanthropists who are not centered solely on monetary tzedakah. Read more