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June 30, 2023 Blog

Honoring Our Heritage, Nurturing Our Mental Health: A Black History Month Reflection

By Jessica Orenstein As a young Black woman, this Black History Month feels particularly poignant. It’s a time when we celebrate the richness of our

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June 30, 2023

Following the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Student Debt Relief Plan, JED Urges Leaders to Find a New Path Toward Financial Solvency for America’s Youth

The Jed Foundation (JED) is disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision to sustain challenges to President Biden’s student debt relief plan, which would...

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June 29, 2023

The Supreme Court’s Decision on Affirmative Action Will Harm Youth Mental Health

The Jed Foundation (JED) is disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision to rule against race-conscious admissions at Harvard and the University of North...

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June 16, 2023

NYS Governor Kathy Hochul Convenes Inaugural Youth Mental Health Summit

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June 9, 2023

Selena Gomez, CVS Health, Huntsman Foundation, and Inspirational Students Honored at 2023 JED Gala in New York City

$1.7+ million raised to continue JED’s critical work protecting emotional health and preventing suicide for teens and young adults nationwide [June 9, 2023,...

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May 19, 2023

The Jed Foundation and Mindset by DIVE Studios collaborate for K-Pop and AAPI-focused content series starring SEVENTEEN’s WONWOO and The Rose

The first episode of the series, aimed at reaching AAPI youth, is available now on the Mindset YouTube channel to stream globally for...

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May 16, 2023

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Supports Scaling of JED Campus with $545,000 Grant

LANSDOWNE, Va., May 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced $1,745,000 in new grant funding dedicated to supporting the mental health of young...

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May 15, 2023

The Jed Foundation Awarded $1 Million Grant From WoodNext Foundation to Establish Schools Support Team in Texas

Statewide scaling of mental health and suicide prevention initiatives will support Texas youth and foster a community of care. [May 15, 2023-Texas and...

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May 8, 2023

The Jed Foundation Receives Rite Aid Healthy Futures Grant to Expand Its Transformative Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative for School Districts

The Jed Foundation Receives Rite Aid Healthy Futures Grant to Expand Its Transformative Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative for School Districts  ...

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May 1, 2023

Policy Change Advocate and Mental Health Expert Dr. Zainab Okolo Joins The Jed Foundation As Inaugural Senior Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and Government Relations

Policy Change Advocate and Mental Health Expert Dr. Zainab Okolo Joins The Jed Foundation As Inaugural Senior Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and...

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April 14, 2023

The Jed Foundation (JED) Hosts New Neon Nights Mental Health Program at University of Tampa

JED encourages college campuses across the U.S. to “glow for mental health” [April 14, 2023-Tampa, Florida and New York, New York] — The...

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April 11, 2023

JED and AASA Form Exclusive Partnership to Develop Comprehensive Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Approach for Districts Nationwide

[April 11, 2023-Alexandria, Virginia and New York, New York] The Jed Foundation (JED) and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, are pleased to announce...

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April 4, 2023

Students Audrey Wang and Jose Caballero Honored With The Jed Foundation’s 16th Annual Student Voice of Mental Health Award for Their Influential Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Work in School, Community, and Digital Spaces

Both students’ efforts have fostered equity and inclusion among their peers and caring adults on campus, while promoting emotional health awareness across campuses...

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