INSPIRINGJEWISHLIFEANDLEARNING The Federation has expanded and deepened the landscape of Jewish experiences and connections for families and young adults. The result: more young people are finding the friends, spaces, and knowledge to create meaningful Jewish lives. PRESCHOOL Jewish Resource Specialist and Internship Program Intensive training, internships, and mentoring for 40 preschool educators, directly impacting 400 teachers and 1,500 parents at 23 preschools Professional Development Workshops, retreats, and coaching for 50 educators at 18 schools Scholarships $154,000; combined with funding from preschools to support 1,240 families FAMILIES AND KIDS PJ Library Monthly books to 5,900 children age 6 months-11 years Russian Jewish Family Connectors 14 events, 122 families Beyond the Books Family Programs 67 events, 1,120 families PJ Family Camp 36 families Day School Engagement and Enrollment 2 schools, 12 programs, 242 families Professional Development (Reshet) 8 family engagement professionals serving 3,500 families Financial Support Over 2,400 families receiving scholarships and incentive grants to attend Jewish day schools and camps YOUNG ADULTS Federation Fellows Two-year leadership training through Jewish community board service and skill-building workshops Leadership 365 Cohort-based leadership development training for 17 young adults passionate about building Jewish community Israel Experiences 138 grants and 46 need-based scholarships for both teens and young adults Birthright Up to 40 young adults per trip, approximately 8 times a year 3