Current Jeremiah Fellowship Participants

 

Brittany Addams (she/ her)

Cluster: Miami

Favorite Holiday: Channukah/Pesach

Brittany is a Minnesota native who considers Miami home after moving there 5 years ago. She taught elementary school as a 2014 Teach for America Miami-Dade corps member. While teaching, she founded her school’s first ever robotics/coding program after noticing a lack of STEM related opportunities offered to her students. She was recognized by the Florida State Department of Education as a High Impact Teacher and named Royal Caribbean’s South Florida Hometown Hero in Education. She recently completed her Masters in Educational Leadership and currently

manages the coaching and development of new teachers who are working in schools located across Miami’s historically marginalized and disenfranchised communities. She is an active member of her synagogue and enjoys attending events designed for young professional Jews. In her spare time, she enjoys a day by the pool or beach, learning about psychology, watching true crime docuseries/documentaries and staying active by way of barre and spin classes.  She is passionate about pursuing social justice, so she is excited to further develop her leadership to do so through the Jeremiah Fellowship.

 

Madeline Alpert-McCarthy (she/ her)

Cluster: Los Angeles

Favorite holiday: Pesach

Maddie is originally from Los Angeles and developed her love for food at a young age, growing into a commitment to food equity in her local community and across the world. Maddie is the National Programs Coordinator at Swipe Out Hunger, a national nonprofit that partners with colleges and universities to end college student hunger. As a student at Vassar College, she delved into food accessibility and grassroots movements worldwide, writing her senior thesis on the significance of ancestral agriculture for communities in Nicaragua, funded by an educational travel grant. Now, she is working directly with inspiring students and administrators across the country to increase food security and ensure basic needs for every student. Maddie sees the significance of spirituality in the social impact space to continually reimagine and evolve our approaches.

 

Alyssa Banford (she/ her)

Cluster: St. Louis

Favorite holiday: Passover

Using her Jewish faith to guide her, Alyssa Banford is an activist through-and-through. After learning from Lakota Nation Elders while volunteering in the camp at Standing Rock, she was inspired to take action in every aspect of her life. With the majority of her career focused on marketing and public relations in the for-profit world, both Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial, she pivoted to take her expertise to the non-profit sector. She now works at the Jewish Community Relations Council in St. Louis managing social justice volunteer and educational events, developing strong interfaith and intergroup relations, and implementing crisis response. Alyssa graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, where she studied Communications & Public Relations. In her free time, she sits on the board of her synagogue, recharges in nature as much as possible by hiking/backpacking/picnicking, practices meditation through yoga/Niggunim/Kirtan/Sweat Lodge, and travels to learn about this wonderfully diverse world.

 

Ryan Brenner (he/ him)

Cluster: New York

Favorite holiday: Shavuot

Ryan is originally from Boston, but lived in Colorado, Michigan, DC, and the Bay Area before moving to New York. He studied sustainable development as an undergrad, went to law school and was just admitted into the New York Bar, recently finished a masters degree in policy analysis, and plans to continue on as a lifelong learner. For work, Ryan is a research analyst at NYU studying urban policy and he is interested in the environmental justice implications of sustainability and resilience infrastructure. Social justice and Judaism are two sides of the same coin for Ryan, so he is excited to be part of the Jeremiah Fellowship to make his Judaism just and his justice work Jewish! In his spare time, Ryan likes to run, listen to podcasts, and explore.     

 

Leora Cohen-Rosenberg (she/ her)

Cluster: New York

Favorite holiday: Passover

Leora attended her first rally in utero and has been a nonstop activist ever since. She has dedicated her time fighting for reproductive rights and LGBTQ rights. Leora spent her summer involved in voter engagement. Together with Planned Parenthood of Nassau County, the Long Island Civic Engagement Table, and several other organizations she helped in the effort to register a total of over 2,000 new voters on Long Island for the 2016 midterm elections. As a health educator for Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic, Leora spends her days educating both students and parents about pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV. She enjoys theater, learning about Colonial America, and cuddling with her cat, Prior Walter.



Jamie Collins (she/ her)

Cluster: Cleveland

Favorite holiday: Passover

Jamie Collins is the Director of Youth Engagement at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood, Ohio. She coordinates and oversees many aspects of The Temple Learning Center including; 4th-12th grade youth group, supervises teen leadership, supervises and coordinate the Madrichim program and Chai Learning programs. Jamie attended Ohio University where she studied Organizational Communications in the Scripps College of Communication. She is currently a graduate student at Case Western Reserve University working towards a MS in Positive Organizational Development and Change Management.

 

Rebecca DeHovitz (she/ her)

Cluster: Bay Area

Favorite holiday: Rosh Hashanah

Rebecca is from Palo Alto and grew up at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.  She received her BA from Brandeis University in Spanish with a minor in Education and Judaic Studies.  After graduation she directed of the after-school Hebrew Program at Congregation Beth Am and taught at Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School.  She now works as an educator at Peninsula Bridge a local non-profit committed to increasing access to college for low-income students on the Peninsula.  In her free time Rebecca enjoys reading, playing music, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Talia Earle (she/ her)

Cluster: St. Louis

Favorite holiday: Rosh Hashanah

Rebecca is from Palo Alto and grew up at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills.  She received her BA from Brandeis University in Spanish with a minor in Education and Judaic Studies.  After graduation she directed of the after-school Hebrew Program at Congregation Beth Am and taught at Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School.  She now works as an educator at Peninsula Bridge a local non-profit committed to increasing access to college for low-income students on the Peninsula.  In her free time Rebecca enjoys reading, playing music, and spending time with family and friends.



Cynthia Friedman (she/ her)

Cluster: New York

Favorite holiday:

Cynthia is a part-time sexual & reproductive health educator, which includes instructing medical students on patient-centered care; developing an accessible, innovative consent curriculum; and providing hands-on support as an abortion doula. She also specializes in logistical coordination for justice-oriented movements, such as managing registration for the annual National Immigrant Integration Conference and co-creating IfNotNow NYC's logistics systems. Outside of work, she grounds herself by keeping up with friends, news podcasts, Spanish practice, and webcomics, along with good food, Jewish ritual, and long walks in Brooklyn.

 

Alyssa Henning (she/her)

Cluster: Miami

Favorite holiday: Passover & Yom Kippur

After growing up in Plantation, Alyssa Henning’s search for snow and sweet tea took her to the University of Virginia, where she majored in bioethics and religious studies. She continued her studies and pursuit of winter weather at Northwestern University, earning a JD and a PhD in religious studies (and adopting her dog, Maeby). Alyssa’s dissertation, Experiments in Judaism: Jewish Sources, Ethics, and Research with Human Subjects leveraged Jewish scriptural narratives to critique and reframe debates about the ethics of using human subjects in medical research. In 2015, she and Maeby moved to Decorah, IA so Alyssa could be a visiting assistant professor in the Religion Department at Luther College and check “participate in an Iowa caucus” off her bucket list. During her time at Luther, Alyssa also fell in love with vegetable gardening, learned how to drive on snow, passed the Iowa Bar exam, and began organizing around issues of immigrant justice. Since moving back to Plantation in July 2018, Alyssa spends her time writing, volunteering with the Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative, and organizing with Bend the Arc: South Florida. (Maeby spends her time chasing lizards and snoozing in the sun.)

 

Jeni Hollander (she/her)

Cluster: St. Louis

Favorite holiday: New Years

Jeni Hollander has recently returned to her home city of St. Louis after graduating from Eckerd College and spending time abroad.  In undergrad she studied Communication with minor concentrations in Religious Studies and Human Development. Some great opportunities have helped Jeni realize her passion and love for travel, and she has pursued any circumstance that has allowed her to do so. Upon returning back to the US, Jeni has taken a Communications position at a local nonprofit- Generate Health STL- whose mission is to address and alleviate racial disparities in infant mortality rates, maternal health, and family/community wellbeing. Jeni has anticipated getting more involved with social justice work and more local politics that address social/racial inequities and systemic power structures. Now that she is state-side, she can finally get involved.

 

Maya Joshua (she/her)

Cluster: Bay Area

Favorite holiday: Hanukkah

Maya grew up in Israel/Palestine and Southern California, where she lived in happy ignorance of snow, but with an awareness of social and political challenges in her community. She got her BA in French and Computer Programming from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies, where she spent four years in a living-learning community that taught her the power of the collective. She moved to the Bay Area a little over a year ago, and is currently working as Kehilla Community Synagogue's Program and Communications Manager. Maya enjoys hugging redwoods, soaking up the sun, reading about people behavior, and mangos.

 

Harlin Kahn (they/them)

Cluster: Los Angeles

Favorite holiday: New Year’s Eve

Harlin is a genderqueer activist who is committed to decarceration and liberation. Though they identify as genderqueer now, they hope that with enough hard work and practice they might someday be able to identify as gender liberated. They spend most days fighting crime (the police) unless they are at work as an experiential educator, where they help to create community by guiding folks into practicing communication and awareness. They have a B.A. in Critical Thought and Social Justice from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies, where they learned about education, consensus, friendship, anarchy, and queerness. They enjoy nature and are often spending time somewhere pretty with their partner, Peanut, and their car, Ducky.

 

Maya Katz-Ali (she/her)

Cluster: Bay Area

Favorite holiday: Purim

Maya Katz-Ali is a recent graduate with a Master's Degree in Community Development and Planning from Clark University. She has recently returned to her home in Oakland, California and is always looking for new ways to get involved in different aspects of her community. She currently works part time at Be'chol Lashon (In Every Tongue), a non-profit organization that advocates for and celebrates global Jewish diversity. She also works part time in an after school program for Jewish youth in Berkeley schools as an Experiential Education Specialist. In her free time, she volunteers at the International Rescue Committee working with an economic empowerment team to support new-comers to find employment opportunities in the Bay Area. Maya is excited to be part of the Jeremiah fellowship!

 

Jack Kelly (they/them)

Cluster: Los Angeles

Favorite holiday: Halloween

Jack is a writer and comedian located in Los Angeles, CA. Beginning with their work at the University of Iowa, Jack has used their writing and creative ventures to create shows and activities that encourage audiences and performers to bring their entire selves into the space. They have actively led and participated in social justice work for over 10 years, having found a place as a "Social Justice Cleric" by creating spaces for activists to heal and recover such as Hamiltunes LA, a national Hamilton: An American Musical sing-along program. They are active in the LGBTQ community as an educator and activist on issues involving the transgender community. Jack is a new Jew, having just finalized their conversion in January 2019, and is excited to be part of this year's Jeremiah Fellowship. In their free time, Jack likes to watch TV, exercise at Nerdstrong Gym, and write too much fanfiction.

 

Rachel Klein (she/her)

Cluster: Denver

Favorite holiday: Friendsgiving

Rachel grew up in Connecticut, and graduated with a degree in International Studies and Women and Gender Studies from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. After graduating, she served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Gorkha, Nepal where she taught English in a local government school and afterschool programs. For the past 5 years, Rachel has taught 6th grade science, first as Teach for America corps member in Nashville, Tennessee, and more recently in New Haven, CT. While teaching, she earned her Masters in Education from Lipscomb University. She currently teaches 4th grade in Denver, Colorado. When she’s not teaching, Rachel enjoys exploring the amazing state of Colorado, hiking, and trying hard to get over her fear of heights so she can start rock climbing. She is excited to be a part of the Jeremiah Fellowship and grow her social justice skills within a Jewish context.   

 

Shira Konigstein (she/her)

Cluster: New York

Favorite holiday: Pesach

Shira is from Long Island, New York and is currently working as a Community Habilitation and Respite worker for individuals with special needs. She grew up in a conservative, observant family and spent a year in Israel on Nativ: The College Leadership Program. Shira is very excited to engage more in social justice work, and to combine her Jewish background and her interest in social action. She can not wait to learn more about how to get personally involved in the local community and actually make a difference in the lives of people in her community. When not at work or synagogue, Shira likes to create D.I.Y and other crafting projects, her most recent accomplishment being a purse made out of old denim material. Shira also loves to read, calmly discuss the Star Wars expanded universe, play chess and share pictures of her cats with anyone who will look at them.

 

Liel Lankari (she/her)

Cluster: Miami

Favorite holiday: Valentine’s Day

Born in Israel, Liel was brought to the states at an early age.  She graduated from the University of Florida with a double major in Philosophy and Jewish Studies. Liel became a strong advocate of justice and equality, and has dedicated her time to nurturing these values within her own communities. Currently she is a Organizer for a local civics organization, Engage Miami, which is working towards a more just, democratic, and sustainable Miami.


Felix Lefevre (they/them)

Cluster: Denver

Favorite holiday: There are way too many!

Felix is a queer, trans, nonbinary, disabled, and autistic Jew. They balance a work life as a mental health counselor with a personal life as an artist, seeker, traveler, and teller of seriously terrible puns. They are most excited about anything involving new languages, new creative outlets, and spending time with others. Felix appreciates direct communication, curiosity, passion, willingness to engage discomfort, and humor. Their big personal projects right now are increasing their ability to communicate effectively with others, connecting more deeply to their Jewish heritage, and getting a small private therapy practice off the ground while also working a 40-hour per week job in community mental health.


Sarah Levine (she/her)

Cluster: Los Angeles

Favorite holiday: Friends’ Birthdays

Sarah recently relocated to LA from Vermont and could not be more joyful to be here! Raised as a cultural Jew, she recently decided to more deeply explore her Jewish identity and how it interacts and coexists with her passion for political action and organizing. Sarah has served in elected office in Vermont and graduated with a BA in Psychology in 2016. She has worked extensively with people coming out of prison and is committed to bail and prison reform. Sarah is planning to run for Governor one day in the not too distant future.

 

Tess Levinson (she/her)

Cluster: Philadelphia

Favorite holiday: Purim

Tess is a research coordinator studying psychiatry in Philadelphia. She is interested in disability justice issues, women's rights, immigration rights, and healthcare. She also is passionate about science education and outreach. In her free time, she enjoys long Sunday runs on the Schuylkill River Trail and pausing those runs to greet dogs on the way. She is so excited to be joining the 2019 Jeremiah Fellowship!

 

Samina Mansour (she/her)

Cluster: Cleveland

Favorite holiday: Thanksgiving

Samia is a native Ohioan who has been working as a Jewish professional for the past 9 years. She is a graduate of both Oberlin College where she earned a BA in Religion and of Case Western Reserve University where she received a Master’s Degree in Social Work with a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Samia is currently employed by jHUB, an initiative of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland that works to create new ways for interfaith couples and families to explore Jewish culture in Cleveland. Samia has been living in Cleveland for almost 3 years and is eager to meet new people and get more involved in her community. In her free time, Samia enjoys going for runs in Cleveland's many metroparks, cooking (and eating!), reading, and traveling. She is also a self-proclaimed expert in Harry Potter trivia.



Nadav Marcus (he/him)

Cluster: Cleveland

Favorite holiday: Chanukah

Nadav is a mid 20s year old who has moved around a lot and has settled for the recent past and part of the future in Cleveland, Ohio. After completing a year with AmeriCorps NCCC based in the Southwest portion of the U.S. Nadav went on to attend Goucher College and graduate with a degree in Peace Studies. During his time at Goucher he was an active member of the community, taking on the role of first year mentor for three years, organizing the gap year students of the school into a club, leading discussions about Israel and Palestine, and captaining the Ultimate Frisbee team his senior year. Now living in Cleveland, Nadav works with BBYO Inc, a non-denominational Jewish youth group, as the Associate Regional Director of the Ohio Northern Region. Nadav's passions include: community building, story sharing, and working to dismantle the strength of toxic masculinity within his communities.

 

Elizabeth Oestreicher (she/her)

Cluster: Cleveland

Favorite holiday: Halloween & Simchat Torah

Elizabeth is a current graduate student at Cleveland State majoring in Public Administration. She has been working on and off on political and social justice campaigns since 2012. She lives in Lakewood and enjoys the Metroparks, reading, live theater, participating in Jewish life through her synagogue, and enjoying the localities that Lakewood has to offer. She has watched every episode of the Golden Girls more than three times.




Koby Picker (he/him)

Cluster: Cleveland

Favorite holiday: Passover

Koby grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland and was raised with reform and conservative Jewish practices. Growing up, he reckoned with his place in the community while incorporating atheism and Palestinian advocacy into his Judaism. He now lives on Cleveland's west side, and gives back to the community by serving as a BBYO chapter adviser, and attending local meetings with the Democratic Socialists of America.

 

Levi Ramer (he/him)

Cluster: Bay Area

Favorite holiday: Pesach

Levi is a guy who jumps into things with both feet, always wanting a chance to help out, pick someone up when they're down, or change a bad situation to make it better. Originally from Wisconsin, he wasn't aware of his Jewish heritage until high school, but this knowledge changed his life forever. Rather than assimilate into the dominant culture like his family, he carved out his own path and ended up in San Francisco. As an out trans man, he hopes to represent his community as a force for positive social change and is always willing to give 110% to make that happen. Though he has been through many trials and rough patches, he takes those experiences in stride because he knows he can use them for something good, to help other people in similar situations.



Sophie Reiff (she/her, they/them)

Cluster: Los Angeles

Favorite holiday: Shabbat

Sophie Reiff is a writer, performer, activist, and educator. Her writing often deals with topics such as ecology, humor, borderland politics, historiography, gender, and friendship. Her first book will be published next year by Black Rock Press. She also does standup comedy and goes on hikes with her dog Ira. Raised in San Francisco and now based in Los Angeles, her organizing efforts are split between Bend the Arc, If Not Now, and the Sunrise Movement.

 

Shua Reinstein (he/him)

Cluster: New York

Favorite holiday: Sukkot

Shua Reinstein is a 22 year old from West Hempstead NY. He is graduating Queens College in 2019 with a BA in Psychology and a Business and Liberal Arts Honors Minor. While at Queens College he served as President of GLASA, the campus LGBTQA+  organization and worked towards making the schools Hillel a more inclusive place. He looks forward to continuing to discover himself and his Jewish identity as an advocate for all communities in needs.



Jace Rosenthal (he/him)

Cluster: Denver

Favorite holiday: Pesach

Jace Rosenthal is originally from Southern California and is now located in the Front Range as he finishes his BA in Jewish Studies, Religious Studies, and English at the University of Colorado Boulder. Growing up in a predominantly white and Christian city, he discovered the importance and freedom of creating safe spaces through his volunteer work at the LGBT Center OC. Through the LGBT Center OC, he spoke on panels about the importance of connecting with diverse youth to audiences of social workers, nurses,  school administrators, and teachers. Thus far at CU Boulder, he has contributed to and edited the 21st Century Jewish Catalog, which offers a contemporary response to the Jewish Catalog series published by Richard Siegal, Michael Strassfeld, and Sharon Strassfeld in 1965. In the catalog, Jace authored articles on ritual alternatives for queer and transgender Jews, as well as others exploring Jewish representation in media. He is a recipient of the Katherine Jacob Lamont Scholarship in Arts and Sciences and the Barry & Sue Baer Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship through CU Boulder’s Jewish Studies program. In his studies, Jace is interested in emergent Jewish futurisms informed by diverse, inclusive, and pluralistic Judaisms. When not participating in activism and academia, he can be found cuddling with his four cats, in the climbing gym, or enjoying the Coloradan outdoors.

 

Nikki Roth (she/her)

Cluster: Denver

Favorite holiday: Yom Kippur

Nikki Roth is an accomplished professional and a dedicated changemaker. Growing up in Allentown, PA, she experienced racial, economic, and gender inequity from a young age. These experiences have influenced and motivated Nikki for her entire life. After graduating college with a degree in Political Science  and minors in Interactive Media and Black American Studies, Nikki moved to Denver, CO to pursue personal and professional goals. Nikki is passionate about criminal justice reform, health equity and environmental justice, and racial and gender equity. When she isn't working, Nikki enjoys exploring all of the adventures Colorado has to offer - from snowboarding and rock climbing to ultimate frisbee and hiking with her dog.


Sarah Schnall (she/her, they/them)

Cluster: Denver

Favorite holiday: Purim

Sarah has roots in New York and Chicago, grew up in San Diego, and has called Colorado home for the last ten years. She has done work spanning from immigration legal advocacy, to sex education and social justice facilitation, to student mentorship and support. Sarah currently works as the Student Success Coordinator at the Turing School of Software and Design in Denver, Colorado. She supports adult learners through an intersectional, socially just lens that strives to address systemic oppression as much as individual academic strengths and barriers. Sarah is an active member of the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute; an earth-based, feminist, Jewish spiritual leadership training program. Sarah is eager and elated to combine her love for Judaism, organizing, community, and personal growth as a Jeremiah Fellow. Sarah's other loves include poetry, soccer, crossword puzzles, hip-hop, and road tripping through the Southwest with her co-pilot and dog, Willow.

 

David Schnall (he/him)

Cluster: Los Angeles

Favorite holiday: Passover

David Schnall grew up in Encinitas, CA and went to college at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After college, David joined Teach For America and taught as a high school English teacher in St. Louis. He then continued teaching high school English and coached other English teachers in Chicago for the next  six years. He's now excited to be back in Southern California, living in Los Angeles and working with school leaders and teachers on improving literacy instruction at Alliance College-Ready Public Schools. In his free time, he loves to read and make up for lost time enjoying the natural beauty and weather that he missed while in the polar vortex of Chicago.



Zettie Shapey (she/ her)

Cluster: New York

Favorite Holiday: Shabbat & Passover

Zettie is a resident of Brooklyn, New York, where she lives in an 18-person house, babysits a 3-year-old, explores NYC, and works to end climate change. A native of Oak Park, Illinois, Zettie learned about and deepened her commitment to social justice as a kid attending a Habonim Dror camp, and later while organizing with the Real Food Challenge during college. In the last five years, she has worked as a preschool teacher, barista, nanny, counselor, caterer, assistant fifth-grade teacher, grocery shopper, political canvasser, kids' backpacking leader and wilderness educator, and Jewish farming fellow. Most recently, Zettie worked as the camper care coordinator at Eden Village West, a brand-new Jewish farming overnight camp, where she led programming to support campers' emotional and logistical needs and served as the connecting hub of communication for counselors, parents, and directors. Zettie is a lover of community, song, play, eating, learning, collective liberation, earth, and humanness, and is thrilled to organize with the Jeremiah Fellowship.  

 

Ava Skolnik (she/ her)

Cluster: Philadelphia

Favorite Holiday: Tu Bishvat

Ava Skolnik by day is a clinical research coordinator at PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).  She works on projects aimed to improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health outcomes both domestically and abroad.   Inside and outside of work, she is a passionate advocate for health equity. She constantly has the travel bug and loves grabbing coffee and chatting with her friends.  She’s excited to join this years Jeremiah fellows cohort and deepen her connection to Judaism and social justice.

 

Noah Strauss (they/ them)

Cluster: Philadelphia

Favorite Holiday: Shabbat

Noah Strauss is a community organizer, writer/journalist, and Jewish educator. Their work is focused primarily at the intersection of queerness and Judaism. They currently work as the Faith Coalition Manager for the National LGBTQ Task Force, organizing queer and trans faith leaders around the country. They are involved with Open Hillel, Jewish Voice for Peace, and If Not Now. Their writing has been published in Jewish Currents, Jewschool, New Voices, and The Forward. They are excited to deepen their organizing in the Jewish community.

 

Elycia Sward (she/ her)

Cluster: Los Angeles

Favorite Holiday: Rosh Hashanah

Elycia is a self identified queer, plus size, intersectional femme. Her time is spent working towards her degree, unwinding with her wife and their fur-baby, making zines, learning to roller-skate and hanging with friends. Elycia is constantly exploring in and out of the city she lives in as well as in her favorite places like museums and libraries to learn and grow in new ways. She is above all passionate about learning about people and their unique experiences and wants to better assist the needs of the communities around her by using her privilege combined with strong empathetic nature.



Erin Taylor (she/ her)

Cluster: Denver

Favorite Holiday: Simchat Torah

Erin is a recent transplant from the Boston area to Colorado Springs. She is most at home with plants and kids, having worked as an educator in forests, farms, ponds, classrooms, school gardens, kitchens, and even the back of a pickup truck. She is also fascinated and energized by social movements, and loves to use the tools of food, farming, and facilitation to help connect people to self, place, and each other. When she is not trying to grow as a teacher, farmer, or organizer she enjoys singing with groups, attempting to improve her high altitude challah, and listening to podcasts at 1.5x speed. She also loves chocolate, coffee, and lists of three that make use of the Oxford Comma.


Hannah Trumbull (she/ her)

Cluster: Bay Area

Favorite holiday: Passover

Hannah Trumbull is a Bay Area community organizer and event coordinator, passionate about housing and education. For paid work, Hannah works as an Interfaith Organizer at the Youth Spirit Artworks, coordinating logistics and community support for the nation's first Tiny House Village for homeless youth. As a volunteer, Hannah works as lead program staff for Cal YMCA's Youth and Government program. In her free time, she enjoys biking, cooking, and planning arts events with her housing co-op. Hannah graduated from UC Davis in 2017 with her Bachelor's of Science in Human Development.