Federation committed to seeking out wide variety of views

Andrea Freedman, president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa, discusses some of the steps that have been taken to engage the community and issues an invitation to participate in upcoming strategic planning consultations.

Moving to a new city, a new community and a new job, it was important for me to meet with as many people as possible over the past 10 months to help get oriented. Recognizing that, in a Jewish community of 15,000 people, there are limits to the number of individual meetings possible and, with a strong desire to gather insight from a diverse group of community members, I began sending out the following email: [Read more…]