Abigail Haughton is Avodah’s New York City Service Corps Program Assistant.
She previously served as an AmeriCorps volunteer in Poughkeepsie, New York working with under-resourced elementary schools within the Poughkeepsie City school district. Abigail has a degree in Mass Communication from the University of Bridgeport and is currently pursuing a masters degree in International Development from American University. She is passionate about food justice and rural development. She enjoys painting and hiking in her spare time. Abigail currently resides in Long Island, New York, however, she was born and raised on the island of Jamaica. She plans to one day return home to work on food policies that will support and empower local farmers.