Month: February 2012

February 2012

Jewish Social Justice?

By: Ilana Krakowski This piece originally appeared on Schmoozify here. I would say I’ve done a fair amount of social justice and environmental work through Jewish groups and organizations. In fact, I attribute a lot of my passion for this … Continue reading

27th Feb, 2012

The Point-in-Time Homeless Persons Count

By: Ilana Krakowski This piece originally appeared in an edited version at N Street Village here. On January 25th, I participated in the Point-in-Time Homeless Persons Count for DC alongside six other DC Corps members. This year, 4,000 cities around … Continue reading

21st Feb, 2012

Sh*t New York Slumlords Say

By: Elise Goldin Working as an AVODAH Corp Member as a tenant organizer with the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board has been an enlightening experience. I’ve learned about things I never thought I’d learn like bank practices, mortgages, and foreclosure processes.  UHAB organizers work in … Continue reading

13th Feb, 2012