Location: New York

July 2016

Rebecca Sauer

Rebecca Sauer is currently the manager of affordable housing initiatives at The Actors Fund, where she works to improve access to affordable housing for the arts and entertainment community in New York and Los Angeles. She studied cities at Brown … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Emma Price

Emma Price is a seventh grade English teacher at a charter school network in New York. She works to foster a community of empathy, compassion and empowerment inside the classroom, in order to create a vision for how we can … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Sam Permutt

Sam Permutt is currently a development executive at UJA-Federation of New York. Before joining UJA, he was a federal law clerk at the United States Court of International Trade. Sam is a lawyer, social activist, and — most critically — … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

David Mantell

David Mantell is currently a sixth grade math teacher at MS 2 in Brooklyn and working towards receiving an MS in Education. David grew up in California and attended the beautiful UC Berkeley where he majored in history. While in … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Dan Lehrman

Dan Lehrman is the Policy Associate at the Innocence Project, an organization working to seek to redress the underlying causes of wrongful convictions through systemic criminal justice reform. He earned his B.A. in Political Science and History from The George … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Sally Frank

Sally Frank is a policy analyst in the New York City Comptroller’s Office. She focuses on labor, food and women’s issues. She spearheaded Comptroller Stringer’s recent research on workplace flexibility and the gender wage gap, in addition to other projects. … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Michelle Feldman

Michelle Feldman is a state policy advocate for the Innocence Project, where she leads advocacy campaigns in various states to enact policies and laws that benefit wrongfully convicted individuals and prevent future injustices. Previously she served as the legislative and … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Lucy Cohen-Cirlin

Lucy Cohen-Cirlin originally hails from Vancouver, British Columbia, but has been a proud New Yorker since 2002. She received her B.A. in psychology and women’s studies at Ithaca College and recently graduated with her MSW from NYU’s Silver School of … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Sam Chenkin

Sam Chenkin is Director of Solution Development at Tech Impact and has a BS and MS from Drexel University. He works directly with individuals in need and staff of other nonprofit organizations to use technology to disrupt power imbalances in … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Shoshana Brownstein

Shoshana Brownstein hails from Florida, though she is happy to now call Brooklyn home. Shosh has lived in NYC for eight years and is a graduate of the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She currently works as … Continue reading

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