FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 1, 2018
Sara Koenig, West End Strategy Team
SKoenig@westendstrategy.com; Office: 212.498.9300; Cell: 917.420.0303
JCC Association Responds to Resignation of NJY Camps Director Len Robinson
Today, the board of NJY Camps announced the immediate resignation of executive director Len Robinson. Doron Krakow, president and CEO of JCC Association of North America, issued the below statement in response:
“Today, the board of NJY Camps announced the immediate resignation of Len Robinson, after being confronted with allegations of sexual harassment and impropriety in a role prior to his employment with NJY Camps.
“Such behavior cannot and will not be tolerated in any JCC Association camp or institution. Creating safe, respectful and equitable spaces for every member of our community is central to the mission of JCC Association of North America and, as a movement, we must all commit to achieving that goal.”
ABOUT JCC ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA:
JCC Association of North America strengthens and leads JCCs, YM-YWHAs and camps throughout North America. As the convening organization, JCC Association partners with JCCs to bring together the collective power and knowledge of the JCC Movement. JCC Association offers services and resources to increase the effectiveness of JCCs as they provide community engagement and educational, cultural, social, recreational, and Jewish identity-building programs to enhance Jewish life throughout North America. By supporting the 25,000 Jewish communal professionals who connect with two million JCC participants each year, JCC Association encourages engaged lives of purpose and meaning. Learn more at jccassociation.org, on Facebook and on Twitter at @JCCAssociation.