Category Archives: Announcements

A More Equitable, Inclusive, and Accessible Avodah

Over the past year, Avodah has put into place several new programmatic and organizational initiatives to help make our work more equitable, inclusive, and accessible. Many of these changes are due to feedback from our alumni, partners, and community about how we can strengthen Avodah, and we’re incredibly grateful. Below are some of the important initiatives Avodah is taking on to make our programs even stronger. Continue reading

Avodah Heads to US-Mexico Border to Address Immigration Crisis

On Tuesday, Avodah’s Executive Director Cheryl Cook and Deputy Director Steve Bocknek will arrive at the US/Mexican border with a cohort of leaders from Jewish organizations, organized by HIAS and the ADL, to bear witness firsthand to the human suffering taking place in our broken immigration system. Continue reading

Avodah Named One of Chicago’s Top 20 Innovative Jewish Organizations in Annual Slingshot Guide

Avodah Named One of Chicago’s Top 20  Innovative Jewish Organizations Thirteenth  Annual Slingshot  Guide Highlights the  Best of the Thriving Jewish  Nonprofit World CHICAGO, NEW YORK – Avodah has been named one of Chicago’s top 20 innovative Jewish organizations in … Continue reading

Avodah Named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy

  WASHINGTON, DC — June 12, 2017 — After a careful vetting process, the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected Avodah to be part of the Class of 2017-18.  Avodah has undergone an extensive review process, and has met … Continue reading