This article originally appeared in The Detroit Jewish News on August 2, 2018.
By Robin Schwartz
Repair the World’s new executive director reflects on her inaugural year.
You might find her jogging through Detroit’s Woodbridge neighborhood or working in a greenhouse or helping to bury old prayer books in a sacred space for Jewish texts. But you’ll most likely find Sarah Allyn, 30, of Detroit at Repair the World’s cool headquarters on Bagley, where she just wrapped her first year as executive director of the Jewish nonprofit focused on service-learning and volunteering.