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This year, student leaders at Deer Valley High School in the Bay Area joined the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s Students in Action program. This is the story of their year in service. This school-year, we have put together numerous projects to benefit our community, nation, and world by focusing on the hungry, needy, and homeless. We […]
This National Volunteer Week, we’re proud to recognize grassroots unsung heroes of all ages who don’t expect any recognition, but who deserve it anyway. Heroes like those at Oakland High School. Oakland High School is a public school of choice in Lafayette, Indiana. It is an alternative to the traditional high school option in the […]
Yesterday we witnessed another act of extreme violence. These incidents can be hard to process and talk about for both adults and young people. Below are a few resources to share with those who might be struggling after this latest tragedy. Times like this strengthen our belief in the importance of building connections between people […]
Our partner World of Children is looking for individuals 21 years old or younger who are making significant contributions in helping other youth. Their 2018 Youth Award offers a minimum $25,000 grant, media and educational opportunities, and recognition at the Awards Ceremony in New York City on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Additionally, Youth Honorees receive […]
Across the country, we have seen generosity, kindness, and heroism in response to Hurricane Harvey. Ordinary Americans have shown extraordinary resolve in a time of crisis. As America’s largest multiplier of good, we are calling on the Jefferson Awards Foundation community to lend a hand. No matter where you are, here are a few ways to help […]
The past few weeks have exposed a stain of racism, hatred, and bigotry that has no place in America and deserves no side in public debate. It’s times like these that call for not only a united voice against these forces of evil, but for a united front in the pursuit of good. Jefferson Award […]
The Jefferson Awards Foundation’s GlobeChangers program is an incubator for young social entrepreneurs, multiplying their impact through mentorship, training and a strong support network. The GlobeChangers team is proud to present our third GlobeChangers Master Class – a series of webinars that build meaningful dialogue between world-class mentors and the GlobeChangers community. Our third Master Class […]