Activists

Conrad and Lynda Giles
May 1, 2016

Power Couple, Named JCRC Activist Awardees

The very definition of activists, in their 38 years of marriage, the Giles have been true partners - champions of health, education and charitable causes – serving as leaders and community-builders with the Jewish Federation, a focal point of much of their work on both the local and national levels.

Rachel Klegon
July 1, 2015

Rachel Klegon: On Green Living Science

Some call it the Ghetto Louvre of Detroit. Reclaimed from an illegal dumping ground behind the former Lincoln plant on the edge of Midtown, the Lincoln Street Art and Sculpture Park is a must-see today. Make a vow to visit.

Nora Feldhusen
July 1, 2015

The Makings of a Social Entrepreneur

Thinking beyond the mitzvah project, PeerCorps Detroit is redefining teen volunteerism.

The Jewish Fund Teen Board
June 1, 2015

The Jewish Fund Teen Board

Imagine creating a whole new take on giving back to the community. Suppose someone gave you $50,000 and said, "Take this money and use it to make our community a better place." What would YOU do?

Marcy Feldman
May 1, 2015

Activist of the Year (and Forever)

Honored for her can-do, must-do spirit, Marcy Feldman is named the recipient of JCRC's 2015 Activist Award.

Echo Teens
May 1, 2015

Earth-Bound and Eco-Friendly

Students at Temple Emanu-El are now learning to reap the benefits of recycling.

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