* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Or Tzedek: Teen Institute for Social Justice

610 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-663-0960
Email: hannaharwe@jcua.org
Web: www.jcua.org/ortzedek
Contact: Hannah Arwe

Or Tzedek is JCUA's Teen Institute for Social Justice! A unique 12-day summer immersion program for teens across Illinois and the country who want to become agents of change. Learn about social justice and community organizing through a Jewish lens and participate in hands-on justice work with local organizations. Build Jewish community and bond with fellow teens interested in making a difference in their communities. Tour Chicago in the summer time and have a blast!

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