September 29, 2009
I worked for the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC) for seven years and some of the best young leaders I met during that time were youth formed by this program. They engage in a meaningful summer trip to places of importance to the Jewish and African-American communities and return home transformed and willing to work to build more tangible bridges of understanding between the two groups. They also learn how to share their story with others in the community, leveraging the impact of their experience. I'm proud that a young person from my own church is a graduate of this program and wish that others would make such a commitment to engage in it.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
expand far beyond the DC area and end all prejudice between young African-Americans and Jews.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About once a year
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
MY ROLE:Professional with expertise in this field & I promoted the program, recommended people for it and provided a venue for program participants to tell others about their experience.