Location: Chicago

October 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) is a licensed clinical social worker living on the south side of Chicago with two cats and one dog. She is a Senior Mental Health Clinical Practitioner at Heartland Alliance Health, where she … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Beckee Birger

Beckee Birger 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 explore complex topics and tackle the world’s challenges head-on. … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Hannah Barg

Hannah Barg is a St. Louis native with a passion for education, storytelling and social justice. Hannah graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 2014 with a B.A. in Anthropology. Since then, she has worked for a college access program, interned … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Sarah Moskowitz-Gordon

Sarah Moskowitz-Gordon was a 2009-2010 Avodah Corps Member in Chicago where she worked at the Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago (ECAC) as a job developer. Sarah holds a BA from Macalester College and an MSW from the School of Social … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020
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