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Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards accepting nominations

SAN FRANCISCO – The Helen Diller Family Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, a program that recognizes up to 15 Jewish teens annually with $36,000 each to be used in support of a social justice project or to further their education. This presents an opportunity for educators, civic leaders, and teen mentors in communities across the United States, to acknowledge Jewish teens whose thoughtful approach to making a difference is creating meaningful change in their communities and the world around them. Up to five teens from California and ten from other communities nationwide will be acknowledged for demonstrating exceptional leadership and successfully working to make the world a better place.

Teens may be nominated by any community member who knows the value of their project (except a family member) or may self-nominate.

The deadline for nomiations is Dec. 13. To nominate complete the online form at www.dillerteenawards.org. For more information, email dillerteenawards@sfjcf.org or call (415) 512-6432.

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