Sonya Weisburd is the Edlavitch DCJCC Director of Social Justice and Volunteer Programs. Sonya joined the EDCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service in 2015 from the American Jewish Committee (AJC), where she was the Assistant Director for International Jewish Affairs working on anti-Semitism and other Jewish advocacy issues world-wide. Prior to AJC, Sonya ran mental health advocacy campaigns on college campuses across the country with Active Minds, Inc. She completed her master’s in social work with concentrations in Children and Families and Management and Community Organizing at the University of Maryland and her undergraduate studies in Political Science, Jewish Studies, and International Studies at Indiana University, graduating cum laude. Sonya has been a religious school teacher, experiential Jewish educator, volunteer manager, and held a variety of other Jewish communal posts in the Washington, DC Jewish community that she calls home. She is thrilled to create a Jewish social justice hub at the EDCJCC, as well as offer the community meaningful and innovative ways to give back through volunteering and direct service.