Location: Chicago

October 2020

Danielle (She/her)

Danielle is a Youth Development Specialist at Howard Brown Health – Broadway Youth Center. Danielle, a California native, is a recent graduate of Ithaca College. She was gearing up for a long career as a props artisan and theatre technician … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Lisi (She/her)

Lisi serves as a Legal Assistant for the National Immigrant Justice Center. Lisi recently graduated from the University of Michigan with majors in Spanish, Anthropology, and International Studies. She grew up in Middleton, Wisconsin, and is excited to be spending … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Jordan B. (She/her)

Jordan is a Housing Justice Organizer for the Jane Addams Senior Caucus. Jordan is originally from Knoxville, TN, but she has been living in Charlottesville, VA for the past four years. Before her time in Avodah, Jordan was earning a … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Hanna (They/them)

Hanna is an Intake Coordinator at Beyond Legal Aid. They are a recent graduate from University of Chicago where they studied sociology. Hanna is passionate about the intersections of labor rights, immigrant justice, and food and they are excited to … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Tali A. (She/her)

Tali is serving as a Health Educator with Erie Family Health Center’s Lending Hands for Life program which works with patients living with HIV and Hepatitis C. She graduated from Princeton University in 2020 where she studied Anthropology and Environmental … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Gabrielle (She/her)

Gabrielle is a Resource Advocate at Howard Brown Health – Broadway Youth Center. Gabrielle grew up in Skokie, IL and recently graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in economics with minors in psychology and history. She is looking forward … Continue reading

12th Oct, 2020

Madi (She/Her)

Madi is a Homeless Advocacy Specialist at Legal Council for Health Justice. She graduated in 2020 from the University of Chicago.

6th Oct, 2020

Rebecca “Becca” (she/her)

Becca is an Organizer at the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs. Becca is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan, where she studied Political Science. She got her start as an organizer building the new Jewish future with IfNotNow … Continue reading

6th Oct, 2020

June 2020

Ursula Rigberg Wagner

Ursula Rigberg Wagner (Avodah Chicago Justice Fellowship ’15-16) serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  She is a licensed clinical social worker living on the south side of Chicago with two cats and one dog. She is a Senior Mental … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Beckee Birger

Beckee Birger serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  She is the Program Director of Teen Philanthropy and Leadership at the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago.  She’s passionate about connecting young people to opportunities that allow them to … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020
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