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Amy Ravis Furey

Amy Ravis Furey currently serves at the Fellowship Director for Avodah in Kansas City, which offers mentorship, leadership development, a supportive community of professional peers, and networking opportunities to ignite emerging professional’s growth as a Jewish social justice leader. Amy earned a BA from the University of Kansas and an MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work with a concentration in Community Organizing and Group Work. Amy has served in numerous roles exploring connections between Judaism and justice and creating transformative experiences through activism and immersive service through her work as Program Director in New York City for Avodah, Community Organizer for the Interfaith Voices Against Hunger project at the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Social Justice Coordinator at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, and Director of Tzedek Programming at Columbia/ Barnard Hillel. Amy co-created Make Shift, curated crafts and events and has her own shop, Little Furey, hand made crafts that raise consciousness and create a better world stitch by stitch, one creation at a time. Amy is married to Brian Furey, together they have two children, Michael, 9 and Emma 6.