Jewish Communal Leadership Program at the University of Michigan
Prepared for Challenge, Poised for Change
The University of Michigan's Jewish Communal Leadership Program (JCLP) offers a distinctive educational opportunity for emerging leaders committed to helping Jewish communities meet 21st-century challenges while also addressing broader social concerns.
The JCLP is a five-semester program conducted over 20 consecutive months combining:
The Jewish Communal Leadership Program is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2013 incoming class.
Application and instructions are available now.
Sara Shvartzman grew up in Colorado Springs and graduated from the University of Denver with a BA in Sociology.
While at the University of Denver, she became deeply involved in Hillel, serving as its student president. She also
spent a semester studying in Budapest, helped found an a cappella singing group, and received a Profile of Excellence
Senior award from the Center for Multicultural Excellence. Sara's work as an activities assistant at the Shalom Park
Senior Residences in Denver has sharpened her awareness of the urgency and reward of working with elderly Jews
and led her to pursue further study in Jewish community and leadership. Sara is now serving as Arts and Culture
Coordinator for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore.