Posts by mitchellcohen

Hurricane Harvey – How You Can Help

August 30, 2017 by
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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 […]

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Our Moment to Multiply Good

August 25, 2017 by
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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 […]

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GlobeChangers Master Class – Waine Tam

July 19, 2017 by

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 […]

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GlobeChangers Master Class – Charles Khan

June 28, 2017 by

The GlobeChangers team is proud to present our second GlobeChangers Master Class – our series of webinars that build meaningful dialogue between world-class mentors and the GlobeChangers community. Our Master Class will take place on Thursday, June 29th at 7:30 EST/6:30 CST/4:30 PST, and our guest will be the incomparable Charles Khan. Charles Khan is […]

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Nancy McCurrach, United Steelworkers

June 13, 2017 by
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Our Champions are organizations that partner with the Jefferson Awards Foundation to engage in meaningful public service and celebrate their communities with Jefferson Awards. Over a dozen Champions employees who have been honored with Jefferson Awards throughout the year will attend our National Ceremony, where two will be honored with a prestigious national Jefferson Award for […]

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Statement on Today’s Federal Budget Proposal

May 23, 2017 by

The Jefferson Awards Foundation strongly opposes the administration’s proposed cuts to public service programs and subsidized meals for children. Public service is foundational to being an American. Through 45 years of experience, we know public service provides an incredible dual impact: on communities and on the individuals who serve. It delivers tangible leadership and engagement skills that […]

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GlobeChangers Master Class

May 11, 2017 by

Our 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 announce a brand-new initiative. We call it GlobeChangers Master Class: a series of webinars that allow GlobeChangers around the country to connect and engage with an unbelievably talented […]

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Healing Through Art, Cart by Cart

April 3, 2017 by
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Emma Stumpf knows just how powerful art can be. After being diagnosed with a brain tumor as a young child, Emma went through 70 weeks of chemotherapy, 6 weeks of radiation, and over a dozen brain surgeries. On days she wasn’t able to leave her room, she gathered art supplies and went to work, using […]

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What I learned from LEAD360

January 31, 2017 by
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Can one kid’s big idea change the world? This was a question I asked myself last spring when I submitted my idea, Score On Hunger, to the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s LEAD360 competition. I’m so glad I submitted my idea, because my big idea was chosen as the winner! The answer to my question was YES! […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness

November 1, 2016 by

First things first, I would like to say thank you to everyone who took action against domestic violence this October, either by activating Survivor Packs, sharing content on social media or just by starting the conversation about domestic violence with colleagues, friends, or family members. By raising your voice, you join a movement of countless people […]

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