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Meet Zoya Levitin Pushnikov: Feminist, Activist, Fellow

Meet Zoya Levitin Pushnikov: Feminist, Activist, Fellow

Born in Siberia, 29-year-old Zoya Levitin is a member of “Generation 1.5” – children of immigrants from the former Soviet Union whose job it was to translate social security documents to their parents and who knew about taxes by second grade. “Our parents didn’t know what they were coming to. And they came with very [&hellip

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Shatil Everett Fellow Klil Agassi exposes flagrant discrimination in the housing market

Shatil Everett Fellow Klil Agassi exposes flagrant discrimination in the housing market

Klil Agassi, an intern at the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), together with ACRI attorney Gil Gan-mor, exposed the unsavory discriminative practices of sales agents representing new housing projects in mixed Arab and Jewish cities, Lod and Jaffa. Online Ynet news covered these stories, and one of the sales agents has since been [&hellip

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Meet Social Justice Fellow Abigail Kolker

Meet Social Justice Fellow Abigail Kolker

Abigail Kolker is no newcomer to social change. “Even at a young age, I was passionate about social justice,” says Abby. “In high school, I volunteered in soup kitchens and homeless shelters. In college, as I learned about the structural issues that underlie social inequality, I started to become uncomfortable with that kind of volunteering. [&hellip

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Shatil – Porter Students Make an Environmental Impact

Shatil – Porter Students Make an Environmental Impact

July 2013 One might have guessed that stone quarries in Israel are located near socio-economically deprived areas rather than near yuppie enclaves. But now we know for sure. As a Shatil-Porter Environmental Fellow interning at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), geography graduate Lev Rosenstein was charged with mapping the location of stone quarries in Israel [&hellip

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SHATIL Celebrates 10 Years of Everett Social Justice Fellowship

SHATIL Celebrates 10 Years of Everett Social Justice Fellowship

“The Everett Fellows for Social Justice changed my life. Now I know that I will work in social change organizations for the rest of my career.” – Omer Cohen, past Fellow This month, SHATIL and NIF along with Israel’s entire social change movement celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Everett Fellows for Social Justice program. [&hellip

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