Nominations are closed
Learn more about the nomination process
18 Under 18 highlights teens who uniquely live out their values as leaders and changemakers in the community. Nominees are given access to community resources for their work toward Tikkun Olam – making the world a better place. Eligible nominees will be invited to complete the Teen Application. The 18 selected Honorees will have access to a platform to share their vision for bettering the Jewish community and the world which they will present at the Community Celebration in the spring.
2023-2024 18 Under 18 Honorees
2022-2023 18 Under 18 Honorees
Join us on April 7th, 2024 when we will gather as a community to celebrate 18 Under 18 Honorees and the entire Jewish teen community!
Springboard is a community initiative created with the support of JUF/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, the Jim Joseph Foundation and a consortium of local funders.