Leila Bilick was a 2005-2006 Avodah Service Corps Member in DC where she worked at CASA de Maryland, an Avodah partner agency to this day. Since that time, she has worked in fundraising at several nonprofits in Boston and New York. When not writing grants, she writes poetry and short fiction. In 2015, she received a Master’s degree in English from UMass Boston. Leila lives with her family in Somerville, MA.