UPDATE: This is a recording of a live broadcast from Tuesday Oct. 26, 2010.
On Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 4:15 pm, JewishJournal.com will broadcast LIVE from The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Join us for “Building the Jewish Service Movement: Making Service a Defining Part of American Jewish Life” featuring Repair the World CEO Jon Rosenberg.
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Repair the World is a new organization that works to inspire American Jews and their communities to give their time and effort to serve those in need. Through a variety of programs that include grant making, advocacy and training, Repair the World works with existing and emerging organizations — Jewish and secular — and with American Jews — engaged in the community and not — to develop high-quality service opportunities and build an inspired Jewish community engaged in service.
Jon has a 20-year background in public education reform, civil rights, criminal justice, and related fields. Before joining Repair the World, he was the founding Executive Director of Roads to Success, a college and career readiness program for low-income youth. He has held senior positions at Edison Schools, the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, and The Children’s Aid Society. Jon has served as an adjunct faculty member at Teachers College and Columbia Law School, where he taught Children and the Law, and Education Law. He is the former Chair of the NYC Bar Association’s Education Law Committee. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia School of Law, he lives in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife and two children.
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