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LauraH22

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Review for Avodah, New York, NY, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Avodah is an amazing program for young Jewish people just out of college. A group of 18, we live together and work on building an intentional community of people commited to social action. Each of us works in a different non-profit organization or agency around New York city (though there are other groups just like us in Chicago, New Orleans, and DC). We spend a lot of time talking about social justice and trying to connect the work we do to a broader vision of social change and tikkun olam. The program is SO well designed and comprehensive, which allows us to get right down to the important business. It's an amazing year so far!

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

every day of my life this year-and it will probably make an impact on me that will stay much longer. Also, I know that our work at the agencies helps them a LOT because they have capable Avodah interns working for them and don't have to pay another emplo

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Volunteer & I am a current participant of the program. I work at an alternative high school for kids with behavioral issues. We spend time every week learning and talking about social justice and its connection to Judaism. We also live in a house together and try .