2021 Young Adult Changemaker Awards feature $5000 category honouring Joshua Levi

September 6, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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Nominations are now open for this year’s B’nai B’rith & JNF Youth & Young Adult Changemaker Awards program.

Last year’s winners with JNF CEO Dan Springer

This is a national program in which youth and young adults are recognised for their contribution to the community across several categories. The winner of each Youth Category will be awarded $700 prize money and the winner of each Young Adult category will be awarded $1000 prize money.

The Josh Levi smile Photo: Henry Benjamin/J-Wire

This year in honour of Joshua Levi z”l, the late CEO of the Australian Jewish News, we are proud to launch a new award – the Joshua Levi Young Professional Award. This award is open to Jewish professionals between the ages of 18 – 36 who:

  • Either work within the Jewish community or work in an area that engages with the Jewish community,
  • Have exhibited meaningful and impactful change in the area of their work,
  • Have promoted a sense of collegiality across the communal landscape, and
  • Are committed to furthering their engagement with the Jewish community through their professional career.

Josh’s family have very generously donated $5000 prize money for this award to go towards the winner’s professional or communal development.

The nomination categories are:

B’nai B’rith & JNF would like to thank the Australian Jewish News for their partnership which resulted in a record breaking 170 nominations last year.

This is a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge our community’s young volunteers, activists and entrepreneurs, recognising them as our leaders of tomorrow.  Nominate a Changemaker today: https://www.australianjewishnews.com/changemakers/.

Here is a short video which explains how easy it is to nominate a Changemaker: https://youtu.be/T_BwRz2WE9s

Nominations close on 15 October. Winners will be announced on 6 December.



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