Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Program Name: 
Unistream
Grant Year: 
2016
Grant Type: 
Israel
Grant Amount: 
$200,000
Interest Area: 
Economic Development
Grant Purpose: 

Unistream established one new Entrepreneurship Center that will provide disadvantaged teens with business development, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills training to help them forge meaningful and successful career paths.

Description: 

Founded in 2001, Unistream works to narrow the socio-economic gaps in Israeli society by cultivating high potential youth and young adults from underprivileged communities and providing them with the opportunity to realize their potential as successful adults.  With 13 Entrepreneurship Centers, 1,500 participants and 1,000 alumni nationwide, Unistream is a leader in training low-income Israeli youth to be entrepreneurs and successful business people.  The skill sets that Unistream provides through teen and young adult programming positively impact academic achievements, social integration, meaningful military service, higher education, choosing a profession and integration into the workforce.