Our participants

Current Corps Members

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  • Benjamin Altshuler, from North Barrington, IL, attended Carleton College and is an Activity Associate at Friedman Place.
  • Michal David, from Sunnyvale, CA, attended Emory University and is a Housing Case Manager at the Heartland Human Care Services.
  • Abby Friedman, from New York, NY, attended Kenyon College and is a Youth Development Tutor/Mentor Recruiter at Christopher House.
  • Molly Friedman, from Laurel, MD, attended American University and is a Volunteer and Alumnae Association Coordinator at The Women’s Treatment Center.
  • Lili Gecker, from Chicago, IL, attended Brandeis University and is a Wellness Coordinator at Friedman Place.
  • Susannah Glick, from Pittsburgh, PA, attended George Washington University and is a Criminal Records Intake Specialist at Cabrini Green Legal Aid.
  • Elana Gordon, from Chicago, IL, attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is a Child Protection Legal Assistant at the National Immigrant Justice Center.
  • Naomi Gorfinkle, from New York, NY, attended the University of Chicago and is a Housing and Supportive Services Assistant at Inspiration Corporation.
  • Izzy Mayer, from Berkeley, CA, attended Occidental College and is a Program Coordinator at Chicago Run.
  • Sara Persily, from Fairfax, VA, attended the University of Virginia and is a Communications and Technology Coordinator at Inspiration Corporation.
  • Mia Salamone, from Oak Park, IL, attended Washington University and is a Marquette Peace and Leadership Council Coordinator at Mikva Challenge.
  • Amelia Simmons, from Center Sandwich, NH, attended Williams College and is a Public Education and Volunteer Associate at the Chicago Women’s Health Center.
  • Julia Spiegel, from Evanston, IL, attended Indiana University and is a Community Associate at Apna Ghar.
  • Hannah Rosenbaum, from Wilmette, IL, attended Washington University and is a Social Services Assistant at The ARK.

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  • Benjamin Bennett, from Wilmette, IL, attended the University of Pennsylvania and is a Legal Clinic Assistant at Bread for the City.
  • Nina Bryce, from Durham, NC, attended the University of North Carolina, and is a Program Associate at Brainfood.
  • Madeleine Crilly, from Ventura, CA, attended Brandeis University and is a Basic Education Liaison at So Others Might Eat.
  • Tzvi Darling, from Boulder, CO, attended the University of Colorado, and is a Behrend Builders and Community Service Associate at the DC Jewish Community Center.
  • Nathaniel Eisen, from New York, NY, attended Stanford University and is an Online Organizer at Jews United for Justice.
  • Dena Franco, from Atlanta, GA, attended University of Michigan and is a Wellness Center Program Assistant at N Street Village.
  • Daniel Freedman, from St. Louis, MO, attended Ohio State University and is a Program Manager at Housing Unlimited, Inc.
  • Naomi Gamoran, from Madison, WI, attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a Student Support Services Associate at Thurgood Marshall Academy.
  • Kayla Glick, from Stamford, CT, attended Tufts University and is a Community Organizer at Jews United for Justice.
  • Eliana Golding, from Paxton, MA, attended Oberlin College and is a Legal Assistant at CASA de Maryland, Inc.
  • Jane Hayashi, from Quincy, IL, attended Tulane University and is an Immigration Paralegal at the Capital Area Immigrant Rights (CAIR) Coalition.
  • Maxwell Hellmann, from Atlanta, GA, attended Wesleyan University, and is a Workers’ Rights and Education Associate at DC Jobs with Justice.
  • Kelley Kidd, from Knoxville, TN, attended Georgetown University and is a Case Manager at Miriam’s Kitchen.
  • Rachel Klepper, from West Roxbury, MA, attended Boston University and is an Elementary School Program Associate at DC SCORES.
  • Dana Krimker, from Melrose, PA, attended the University of Maryland and is a New Services Associate at Food & Friends.
  • Abby Krumbein, from Highland Park, IL, attended the University of Michigan and is an AM/PM Program Associate at Thrive DC.
  • Rachel Lerman, from Milwaukee, WI, attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a Community Outreach Fellow at the DC Employment Justice Center.
  • Suzanne Miller, from Hewlett, NY, attended New York University, and is a Response Line Lethality Assessment Project Assistant at SAFE.
  • Alyssa Morse, from Valencia, CA, attended the University of California-Berkeley and is a Community Outreach Associate at DC SCORES.
  • Hannah Ross, from Sharon, MA, attended the University of Vermont and is an AmeriCorps Immigration Paralegal at the Central American Resource Center.
  • Samara Roth, from Larchmont, NY, attended Muhlenberg College and is a Case Worker at La Clinica del Pueblo.
  • Sarah Schneider, from Cincinnati, OH, attended Brandeis University, and is an AVODAH Program Associate at Yachad.
  • Amanda Wilson, from Havertown, PA, attended the University of Pittsburgh, and is a Programs Associate at Thurgood Marshall Academy.

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AVODAH is a life changing experience. It touches you in all levels of your professional life, your personal life, and your spiritual life. The challenges I faced were supported from both the AVODAH staff and from the other Corps members.”

Yosh Schulman1998-1999 Corps Member