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Empowering Young Leaders
To Build A Better World

Each year, the Helen Diller Family Foundation awards $36,000

to each of fifteen Jewish U.S. teens for exceptional leadership and engagement in initiatives making the world a better place.

FEATURED RECIPIENT:
Jonny Cohen

During a walk home from school in seventh grade, Jonny began contemplating the environmental footprint of the school buses that passed by him—and how a design change might reduce emissions and cut fuel costs for buses nationwide.

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FEATURED PROJECT:
Students United Against Gun Violence

Students United Against Gun Violence (SUAGV), an organization dedicated to giving youth a voice on gun violence. SUAGV began with a team of about fifteen national organizers and has since expanded to over forty college campuses in twenty-one states.

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Tikkun Olam

Tikkun Olam is a central Jewish precept which means “to repair the world.”