Teen Leadership Program

J-LEAD Teen Leadership Program

Katz JCC Teen Leadership Program J-LEADThe Katz JCC Teen Leadership Program, J-LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Design), for teens in 9th grade, inspires and involves Jewish teens in South Jersey, through leadership development and personal evolution. The J-LEAD participants will develop a connection of Jewish values and an understanding of needs in our community. The program includes eight sessions over the course of several months which include meetings with local leaders, hands-on activities and capstone projects.

All teens interested in participating in should complete the application through the online form. Applications are due Friday, October 26.


  • Mondays • Dec 2018 – April 2019 and some additional outside program planning:
  • 12/10, 12/17, 1/7, 2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 3/25
    Monday, January 21st will be a 10am-3pm session includinga day of service.
    Graduation will be held on Monday, April 15

For more information about J-LEAD, please contact Sara Sideman at [email protected] This program is a partnership of the JCC, the JCC Camps at Medford and BBYO.

Apply for the J-LEAD Program