Program Description


Join Teen JUST-US Boston for the summer!

  • Meet amazing teens who want to make a difference right here in the Boston area

  • Gain real-world experience in a paid summer internship

  • Learn how Judaism connects to social justice and how you can reflect Jewish values

  • Talk about and work on big challenges we face today—the clock running out on climate change, immigrants at our borders, and more

  • Have fun and participate in hands-on projects with an extraordinary community

Internship Experience

Teens will work at a local social justice organization on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, working on projects such as event planning, research, or creating materials for populations served.  In some organizations, interns will also have the opportunity for hands-on service.

Cohort Time

Teens will meet as a group on Wednesdays and Fridays, to participate in leadership development activities, learn about social service/social justice from a Jewish perspective, and engage with speakers who are active in social justice activities or recipients of social justice organizations’ services.
The group will participate in a weekly field trip with a hands-on social justice group experience.
The group will celebrate Kabbalat Shabbat together on Fridays.



2023 Summer Program:  June 26 – Aug 4.



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