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Jewish Communal Leadership Program

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:

How To Apply

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2017. The online application can be found here. For full consideration, please apply by December 1, 2016. Priority deadline is February 1, 2017 and regular deadline is March 1,2017.

Contact Paige Walker (vpwalker@umich.edu) for more details or any questions.

Student and Alumni Profiles

  • Liz Kohn

    Liz Kohn
    • Practice Method:
      Community Organization
    • Minor Practice Method:
      Interpersonal Practice
    • Practice Area:
      Community and Social Systems

    Liz Kohn is the Colorado Development Manager with Share Our Strength, a national organization working to end child hunger in America by connecting kids with effective nutrition programs. She raises funds to support Colorado programming and coordinates special events to help build broader awareness of the organization. Before she returned home to Colorado, Liz spent three years working for the Fair Food Network in Ann Arbor, MI. She served in many different capacities, completing her work there as Director of Partnership Development. While a JCLP student, Liz worked with Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County and on environmental and food justice issues with Hazon in New York City. She was also part of the team that created "What Is Jewish Detroit?" JCLP's 2012 Communal Conversation.

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