Amy joined JUFJ in July 2019 as an Executive and Special Projects Assistant, finding the perfect combination for her love of calendaring and passion for Jewish social justice work. She became an organizer in 2021, then transitioned into the part-time role of Program Associate for the Collaborative for Jewish Organizing, a network of nine organizing groups that is housed at JUFJ.
Prior to joining JUFJ, Amy was an Avodah Corps Member placed as a Research, Outreach and Development Assistant at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute. In this role, Amy was part of the effort to scale back corporate subsidies and redirect funding for crucial services such as homeless street outreach in the District. She has also served as an intern in the Obama White House, a volunteer on several progressive congressional campaigns, and Program Director at her Jewish summer camp. Amy graduated from Vassar College in 2018 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in History.
In her spare time, Amy enjoys cooking, reading the first 30 pages of books, occasionally performing comedy, and making plans for her impending cat adoption.
Amy uses she/her/hers pronouns.