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Hunger is Not a Game Issue Summit

A Teen Issue Summit on Hunger Awareness and Advocacy

Detroit, MI
November 10-12, 2013

In 2011, 50.1 million Americans lived in food insecure households, meaning that they did not have access to enough food for all family members to live active healthy lifestyles. These statistics include 16.7 million children.

At Hunger is Not a Game, Jewish teens from around the world will come together to educate themselves on the harsh truths of hunger in the United States. They will participate in hands on service projects and interactive simulations while hearing from top leaders on the issue. Participants will learn how to be advocate for those who suffer from hunger and return home with new skills and knowledge to be able lead similar hunger awareness programs in their own communities.

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Interested in coordinating? Apply now! Applications will be accepted until September 10, 2013.

FAQs

Who can attend Hunger in Not a Game?
Hunger is not a Game is open to rising 10th-12th grade Jewish high school students.

What does the $250 tuition include?
Tuition includes all program costs, including
hotel accommodations (4 people to a room), vegetarian food (Kosher option available upon request) and
transportation within the program.

Are there scholarships or discounts available?
Yes, need-based scholarship is available and the deadline to apply has been extended! To qualify, the scholarship form must be completed and received by September 30, 2013.

Where will the participants be staying?
Participants will be staying at the Holiday Inn Express Downtown Detroit located at 1020 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226.

How do participants get to the program?
Participants are responsible for providing their own transportation to Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

What time should I arrive on November 10th?
The summit is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m.

By Plane: Participants should book flights to Detroit Metropolitan Airport scheduled to arrive by 1:30 p.m.

By Car: Participants should be dropped off at the hotel between 2:00 and 2:45 p.m.

What time should I depart on November 12?
The summit is scheduled to conclude at 1:00 p.m.

By Plane: Participants should book flights from Detroit Metropolitan Airport scheduled to depart after 4:00 p.m.

By Car: Participants should be picked up from the hotel between 1:00 and 1:30 p.m.

For additional questions email Natalie Spring at NSpring@bbyo.org; 202-857-6509.