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Review for Join For Justice, Boston, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am a JOI alumnus (05-06). JOI is an incredible organization! I gained so much as a fellow, both personally and professionally, that I still seek to give back. I am currently a buddy to a current JOI fellow and co-chair of the PR committee. JOI has changed the face of progessive Jewish Boston. JOI fellows and alums are deeply involved in local social change work in Jewish communities and beyond.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

many ways, as a fellow and an alum.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

their commitment to training young Jewish professionals to become leaders in social justice movements and organizations.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

AMAZING!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Volunteer & I am a peer mentor and serve as co-chair of the PR committee.
 

Review for Keshet Inc, Jamaica Plain, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I love Keshet--they are doing amazing work both locally in Boston and nationally. Keshet is at the forefront of the civil rights battles of ours time: equal marriage and transgender equality.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

their effective political action at the state level, and national education initiatives through the Safe Schools project.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

continue the great work that Keshet does and expand the national programs.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

opportunities for political action.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

amazing people!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

expand its reach across the country and set up local affiliates in states across the country

Ways to make it better...

they had more resources to do their great work.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

funding, funding, funding.

One thing I'd also say is that...

funding is always a challenge for non-profits that rely on donors and foundation support. Keshet has done a good job of building a diverse funding base.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Donor & I am a Keshet member and donor.