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Winner- Program Award for Excellence in Jewish Engagement at a JCC


Name of JCC: Jewish Community Alliance of Jacksonville, Florida

Name of Program: For the Just Like me Program

Just Like Me was produced to encourage intergenerational dialogue between Holocaust survivors and younger generations. It served as a tool to share this important part of our history with the entire community. Through this program, participants and audiences learned the stories of 10 courageous survivors. These narratives highlighted the importance of speaking up for justice, celebrated diversity and encouraged tolerance and cultural understanding.

Lay Chair: N/A

Staff: Shelly Higgins Hughes, Theatre Director and Camp Coordinator