Sample Ventures for the CJP/PresenTense Fellowship:
Name: Julie Katzman
Julie Katzman graduated from Boston University in 2008 with a B.A in Environmental Studies. For the past year, Julie has been working as an organizer through Green Corps on the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign. Julie is articulate, charismatic, and passionate about environmental conservation. She would like to start a venture that will mobilize young adults to create more community garden and composting sites throughout Greater Boston, but needs helps implementing her vision.
Name: Sarah Korn
Sarah Korn hails from the Bay Area, and came to Boston to pursue an M.A. in Public Administration/International Development at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Sarah has served as a facilitator for a number of interfaith and Israeli-Palestinian dialogue projects both in the US and Israel. Sarah’s vision is to create a volunteer network for young Jewish and Muslim adults in Boston to engage in dialogue and create educational programming for their peers.
Name: Aaron Rothman
Aaron Rothman has always wanted to put his passion for documentary filmmaking to work for the Jewish community. After graduating from the NYU Tisch School of Film and Television, Aaron moved back to Boston to work for WGBH. His dream is to create an innovative multi-media online software program that will allow young Jewish adults to record and exhibit their family’s oral history through photographs, maps, written and video testimony, and more.
To see real ventures from the Jerusalem Fellowship, visit the PresenTense website.