Location: Chicago

June 2020

Hannah Barg

Hannah Barg serves on the Chicago Advisory Council for Avodah.  She 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 … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Sarah Moskowitz-Gordon

Sarah Moskowitz-Gordon serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  She 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 … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Liz Jones

Liz Jones serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  She is the Senior Corporate Account Manager at Cara Chicago, where she supports individuals experiencing poverty in all aspects of their job search and builds multifaceted relationships with employer partners … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Jacob B. Handelman

Jacob B. Handelman serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah. He is a lawyer by trade and enjoys a passion for making communities safer and giving medium-income families a chance to own a home instead of renting. He loves … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Abby White

Abby White serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah. She is an alum of the Avodah Justice Fellowship in Chicago. She grew up in Evanston, IL and holds a B.A. in Public Policy from the University of Michigan. After spending … Continue reading

18th Jun, 2020

Jessica Schaffer

Jessica Schaffer serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah. An Avodah Alumna (Chicago ’07-08), Jessica serves as Director of HIAS Immigration & Citizenship, part of JCFS Chicago’s family of services. She has more than a decade of experience working with … Continue reading

17th Jun, 2020

May 2020

Absera Melaku

Absera Melaku serves on the Board and Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  She is a public health practitioner with a specialized focus in health equity and social justice, adolescent health and youth development, and community-based public health programming, implementation, and … Continue reading

5th May, 2020

October 2019

Tessa Zevallos

Tessa Zevallos joined the Avodah Team in 2019 as the National Director of Strategic Partnerships. In her position, Tessa leads the strategic efforts to grow Avodah’s network of allies, supporters, and champions and build sustainable support for Avodah’s high-impact work across … Continue reading

28th Oct, 2019

March 2017

Ilana Zafran Walden

Ilana Zafran Walden serves on the Board and Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  She is the Director of the Chicago Student Success Initiative for Chicago Public Schools (CPS). In this role she leads a district wide collaboration with University of Chicago … Continue reading

14th Mar, 2017

Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson is the executive director of Christian Peacemaker Teams. She’s from Elkhart, Indiana (traditionally Potawatomi land) and now lives in Chicago, Illinois. She received her MDiv from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in 2011 and graduated summa cum laude from … Continue reading

1st Mar, 2017
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