Jr. Justice League

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Jr. Justice League

Ages 7 to 12

Our children are current and future change makers.

Open Temple offers a social distance summer workshop for kids to create a social action plan, learn about racial injustice past and present, and set a course for the future.

Format will reflect evolving health guidelines

Key features include:

  • Meets twice weekly using a combo of Zoom rooms and other virtual platforms
  • Exploration of the responsibility we each carry to respect and lift up others
  • Participants will develop and implement an anti-bias/racist action plan
  • Justice Toolkit of supplies and resources for participants and families
  • Carefully crafted curriculum, designed and led by Rabbi Lori and Zach to include:

 

Topics Covered:  

  • Pledge of Allegiance (Home Project)
  • Induction: Mission & Finding Your Inner Warrior (Guest Artist: Photographer Kelly Fogel)
  • Superhero Role Models: From Moses to Abraham Joshua Heschel
  • Black Lives Matter: Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You (Peer Leader: B.Mitzvah Eze Baum)
  • Shark Tank: Action Plan for Your Family & Community
  • Artivism: Implementing Your Plan Through Creative Activism
  • Culmination Event

Fee: $360
Open Temple is committed to ensuring that fees are not a barrier to entry and will try to meet your needs. Please contact Zach Lasker to discuss financial assistance.

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“Sing unto God a new song.”
-Psalm 96

If God is already tired, as suggests the Psalm, of hearing the old song, all the more so will ordinary mortals be.
-Alcalay (20th c. Jewish lexicographer)

The Open Temple.
Sing a new Song.