Repair the World Pittsburgh was founded in 2013 to mobilize Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world. We work to build relationships, show up with long-time friends and neighbors, and address local needs including food justice, education justice, and other intersecting social justice topics through service based in Jewish values.
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Program Manager, Pittsburgh
Executive Director, Pittsburgh
As a repair the World Pittsburgh alumni, Alaina is excited to contribute her knowledge of Pittsburgh to the committee. A master’s degree recipient from Rhode Island School of Design, Alaina is now a practicing Architect with a deep understanding of urban farming, agriculture, and project planning.
Alicia LaPalombara is the Director of Network Nursing Operations at Allegheny Health Network. She is passionate about improving the health of communities & creating a healthcare system that provides every person with the care and compassion they need. Alicia holds a B.A. from Kenyon College, and a M.S. in Healthcare Policy & Management from CMU. She lives in the east end with her husband, Zach, and dog, Freddie.
Becca Hurowitz is the Senior Manager, Campaign and Missions for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. Becca oversees all missions to Israel and international destinations, advancing and advocating for the importance of Jewish travel experiences to the Pittsburgh Jewish community. Becca is a parent liaison for Emma Kaufmann Camp, and an active volunteer on the parent committee of the Environmental Charter School.
Becca is the Marketing + Engagement Coordinator at 412 Food Rescue. Becca is most passionate about connecting and engaging with other humans to create equitable and sustainable change within our flawed food, educational, economic, and social systems.
Hal B. Klein is Pittsburgh Magazine‘s restaurant critic and associate editor. He’s a six-time Press Club of Western Pennsylvania Golden Quill award winner for his writing on food, farms, sustainability, restaurants and more, as well as an Association of Food Journalists award winner for his coverage of permaculture. Hal’s work also has appeared on NPR and WESA, in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Eater
Hana Uman is the Corporate Citizenship Associate at Duquesne Light Co. Hana received her M.A. in Food Studies from Chatham University, and was the recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Environmental Fellowship and the Falk Summer Sustainability Fellowship. She has worked with the Chatham University Office of Sustainability, Community Kitchen Pittsburgh, 412 Food Rescue, and the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry. Hana received a B.A. in Media Ar
Josiah is the My Brother’s Keeper Coordinator for Pittsburgh. MBK focuses on policy and programs that enhance opportunities and outcomes for black men and boys.
Judith Yanowitz is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She runs a molecular genetics lab at the Magee-Womens Research Institute where her team uses microscopic worms to elucidate the molecular underpinnings of human infertility and cancer. The mother of two teenagers, she is excited to be working with Repair the World as it expands its programming for fa
Kinsey Casey serves as the COO for the city of Pittsburgh. Most recently, she served as the inaugural Chief of Staff for Emerge America, a national nonprofit that trains democratic women to run for office. Prior to Emerge, she served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh. Previously, Kinsey served in the Obama Administration for seven years. She is a proud Montana native.
Pam Eichenbaum has built her career around solving community challenges via innovative and creative community development and outreach solutions. Pam works for Carnegie Mellon University as the Manager of Special Projects in the Office of the President, supporting special initiatives, partnerships, and efforts on campus and across the region. Pam has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh and Masters in Urban and Regional Plannin
In addition to his day job as a financial planner with the Luttner Financial Group, Grinberg has served as President of Pittsburgh Marathon’s Board of Directors, an officer of the Jewish Assistance Fund, chairman of the Community Relations Council, and on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. He also devotes time to Partnership2Gether. He has received the Manny Gold Humanitarian Award from the Jewish Sports H
Repair the World Pittsburgh
6140 Station Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15206