Teen Advisory Board Application 2020-21

Teen Advisory Board Application 2020-21

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, the first survivor-founded Holocaust museum in the nation, commemorates those who perished, honors those who survived, educates about the Holocaust, and inspires a more dignified and humane world.

The Museum aims to inspire humanity through truth and foster core values of honesty, respect, acceptance, and empathy. As a survivor founded institution, the Museum’s galleries teach the Holocaust through the experience of victims and survivors while contextualizing the history through the lens of Los Angeles.

Program Description:
We invite you to apply for the 2019-20 Museum Teen Board, a cohort of dedicated high school students from across Los Angeles who are committed to furthering the Survivor-founded mission of Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Through the Teen Board, you will have the opportunity to add your voice and contribute your leadership to the landscape of Holocaust Remembrance and Education in your community through actively shaping events and engagements at the Museum.

Eligibility:
Applicants must be entering 9th-12th grade and must be in good academic standing. Applications are due by Friday, August 14, 2020. Phone interviews will be conducted with applicants deemed eligible and decisions will be sent by Tuesday, September 1st.

Requirements:
- Attend meetings virtually (and eventually at the Museum) on the dates listed below
*Attendance at Teen Board meetings is mandatory. Missing two or more meetings may result in removal from Teen Board.
- The creation and development of one individual or group project relating to the Museum's mission. For more information about last year's projects, feel free to contact julia@lamoth.org.