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Starting January 24 2014, 05:00 PM
Ending January 26 2014, 03:00 PM

West Region Leadership Development Institute

With powerful local organizing and strong regional strategizing throughout the West, JVP is moving forward. That’s why we are turning our focus to the 2013 Western Region Leadership Development Institute!

From January 24th to 26th, JVP activists from AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, OR, TX, and WA, and a contingent of Young, Jewish, and Proud (YJP) will gather in San Diego, for a weekend of skills development, networking, and campaign strategizing.

The registration deadline is December 20, 2013 and the fee is $50 - $300, sliding scale. Please fill in the fields below and then choose one of the dollar amounts below that best fits your budget. We will have small travel scholarships available. You can enquire at

The full cost per person for JVP is $300. We will cover all food, lodging, and training for the weekend. We reserve the right to refuse applications in which case we will issue registration refunds.

The registration deadline for this event has passed.


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