The Community Celebration: Featuring the 18 Under 18 Honorees, brings together over 200 teens, teen-serving organizations, educators, and teen supporters to celebrate our vibrant Chicagoland Jewish community. At the event, you will see ways teens are making a difference in our community, highlight outstanding Jewish communal professionals, enjoy tasty treats, play bocce and help you discover ways to deepen your leadership and impact in the Chicagoland Jewish community.

Recognize LEADers in our community

We are so lucky to have so many incredible adults who support teens in our community. Help recognize LEADers (Leader, Educator, Advisor, Dugma/Example) who have gone above and beyond and made a difference in your life through their supporting work Jewish teens. This recognition is designed to celebrate outstanding youth professionals and adult volunteers who work tirelessly to enhance the Jewish experiences of Chicagoland teens. Click here to submit your LEAD recognition.

Springboard looks forward to celebrating all of these outstanding LEADers together at the Community Celebration.

18 Under 18 Honorees

2022-2023 18 Under 18 Honorees