Sarah started at JUFJ in November of 2015 working on affordable housing campaigns in DC. Now, as our DC Senior Organizer, she leads our campaign selection, coordinates the DC Leadership Council, and helps leaders research the organizing field across the District. At our sister organization,the JUFJ Campaign Fund, Sarah leads DC candidate endorsements and Councilmember accountability work.
Before JUFJ, Sarah was a NYC Teaching Fellow and received a masters degree in special education and a doctorate in positive youth development in schools. She started organizing in college to build awareness and take action against the genocide in Darfur, then learned to be an organizer at Moishe Kavod House in Boston. She lives in Silver Spring with her partner Joseph and a whole lot of plants.
Sarah uses she/her/hers pronouns and can be contacted at (202) 408-1423, ext. 4.