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  • PS 21 Holiday Camp

    February 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Public School 21, 180 Chauncey St, Brooklyn, NY 11233, USA

  • BOOKlynites Meeting

    February 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Repair the World NYC, 808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA

February 22, 2017
  • PS 21 Holiday Camp

    February 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Public School 21, 180 Chauncey St, Brooklyn, NY 11233, USA

February 23, 2017
  • PS 21 Holiday Camp

    February 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Public School 21, 180 Chauncey St, Brooklyn, NY 11233, USA

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Our Work

Repair the World NYC launched in the fall of 2015 to tackle pressing local needs by mobilizing communities to volunteer. We enable people to transform their neighborhoods, city and lives through meaningful service experiences, rooted in Jewish values, history and heritage. Our team of eight full time fellows partners with fifteen organizations in Crown Heights and Bed Stuy to recruit and train the volunteers needed to address education and food justice needs in Central Brooklyn. Repair the World’s collaborative community storefront space at 808 Nostrand Ave is a hub for service and social justice initiatives.

OUR TEAM

    • Mia Flowers

      Repair the World NYC Fellow

    • Mia Flowers

      Repair the World NYC Fellow
      Mia recently graduated from SUNY Oswego with a degree in Anthropology and is passionate about education in general and multicultural education specifically, impact and structure America’s inner-cities. As a Brooklyn native, she is excited to both represent and serve alongside the community with her deep rooted passion for social justice and education.
    • Simona Fried

      Repair the World NYC Fellow

    • Simona Fried

      Repair the World NYC Fellow
      After studying Environmental Science and Urban Studies, Simona is especially drawn to food justice. Simona graduated from Trinity College and worked as an intern at United Connecticut Action for Neighborhoods, interviewing residents to better understand community members’ concerns about local food security issues. She spent six months studying and working in Cape Town, South Africa.
    • Sarah Garfinkel

      Repair the World NYC Fellow

    • Sarah Garfinkel

      Repair the World NYC Fellow
      Sarah worked as a writing tutor at the UC Davis Student Academic Success Center. She graduated from UC Davis with a major in Spanish and minors in Human development, English, and Education. She has worked as a camp counselor in Germany and Hawaii. Her experiences working with second language learners, children with disabilities, and underrepresented and first generation college students have motivated her to serve as a fellow. She also volunteers as a Special Olympics swim coach.
    • Jake Max

      Repair the World NYC Fellow

    • Jake Max

      Repair the World NYC Fellow
      Jake graduated as a business student from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and is excited to expand his education outside of the corporate world. As an undergrad student, Jake interned at Baltimore’s Promise, a nonprofit that focuses on opportunities within the city. In his free time, he loves to write poetry.
    • Liam Speranza

      Repair the World NYC Fellow

    • Liam Speranza

      Repair the World NYC Fellow
      Liam majored in Biochemistry at Florida State University. While at FSU, he taught an undergraduate STEM class in which he served as a mentor and an educator for 20 students. He also volunteered with a restorative justice programs for teenagers. When he’s not pursuing his passion for education justice, Liam loves rock climbing with his friends.
    • Jhena Vigrass

      Repair the World NYC Fellow

    • Jhena Vigrass

      Repair the World NYC Fellow
      Jhena attended the University of Michigan where she studied Viola Performance and Environmental Studies. She’s played viola for 15 years and hopes to join a community orchestra in NYC while she’s a fellow. This summer, she’s been interning with Hazon in the Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental Education department learning all about the Jewish food movement and how Judaism and sustainability intersect. She loves engaging in service work and is excited to engage in the community through growing and eating local, healthy, food!
    • Ben Weiner

      Repair the World NYC Fellow

    • Ben Weiner

      Repair the World NYC Fellow
      At the University of Pittsburgh, Ben studied Neuroscience and served as the president and social action chair of the university’s Hillel Board. He believes that a solid education, both inside and outside the classroom, is the foundation of our society. He is an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan, and once received star center fielder Andrew McCutchen’s autograph on a subway.