The NCJW Leadership Training Program facilitated by NCJW members and other leadership experts, gives those participating the opportunity to reflect on their strengths, develop skills, explore leadership through a social justice lens, build and strengthen connections and understand NCJW’s local and national work with opportunities for engagement. For more information about this program contact Eileen Jacobowitz.
In 2019, the Sacramento section completed a project working with Transitional Age Youth (TAY), ages 18-21 who are transitioning out of Foster Care. In conjunction with the statewide agency, Aspiranet, NCJW has undertaken the task of assisting in the introduction of cooking and food shopping, teaching basic skills to those about to live on their own for the first time. For information about our involvement in this program, contact Lois Brown or Naomi Rice.
Since 2007, NCJW Sacramento has been involved in a youth education program called “Developing Healthy Relationships.” This is a peer-led program of trained high school juniors and seniors working with middle school Jewish students in an interactive workshop. The program teaches teens about healthy vs. unhealthy vs. abusive relationships. Adult workshops are also offered to help parents talk to their children about relationships and to learn to recognize the signs of dating abuse. The curriculum is from Shalom Bayit’s “love Shouldn’t Hurt program and Jewish Women International’s teen education program. For more information contact Nanette Wong.