This blog post was authored by Allie Crasnow, a member of the Tivnu 6 cohort from Winter Park, FL. Allie enjoys painting, cooking, learning new skills , and generally working to take down the patriarchy. She interns at Our House, Friendly House, and Tivnu construction....

This blog post was authored by Daniel Azariah, a member of the Tivnu 6 cohort from Detroit, MI. When he’s not watching U of M football, Daniel enjoys reading books in Russian, learning new languages, and making Sephardic foods. He interns at Verde Landscape and Sisters of the Road Cafe....

This blog post was authored by William Deresiewicz, a Tivnu Board Member. Bill is an award-winning author, essayist and critic. His work has appeared in The New York Times and The Atlantic, and he has taught at Yale, Columbia and Claremont McKenna College, among others. Bill is the best-selling author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, and his next book, due out in July 2020, is The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech....

This blog post was authored by Amanda Taylor, a member of the Tivnu 6 cohort from New Jersey. When she's not cooking something creative, Amanda enjoys listening to podcasts and crafts like painting pottery. She interns at Children First for Oregon, St Andre Bessette's Morning Hospitality, and PSU's Learning Gardens Lab....

This blog post was authored by Daniel Azariah, a member of the Tivnu 6 cohort from Detroit, MI. When he’s not watching U of M football, Daniel enjoys reading books in Russian, learning new languages, and making Sephardic foods. He interns at Verde Landscape, Sisters of the Road Cafe, and Tivnu construction....

This blog post was authored by Izzy Friedland, a member of the Tivnu 5 cohort from Maryland. When he’s not leading DND sessions for other Tivnoodles, Izzy enjoys gaming, intellectual banter and hanging out with fellow Tivnuniks. He interns at Portland Jobs with Justice, Central City Concern's The Living Room, and Tivnu construction....

This blog post was authored by Micah Cohn, a member of the Tivnu 5 cohort from Atlanta, Georgia. When he’s not reading legal briefs, Micah enjoys stand up comedy and hanging out with fellow Tivnuniks. He interns at the Lewis and Clark Criminal Justice Reform Clinic (CJRC), Sisters of the Road, and Tivnu construction....

This post was authored by Tivnu Gap Year participant Tamir Eisenbach-Budner. Tamir is from Portland, OR. He interns at Sisters of the Road and Tivnu Construction....

This post was authored by Tivnu Gap Year participant Henry Belman. Henry is from Menlo Park, CA (by way of Brooklyn, NY) and he interns at Sisters of the Road, Urban Gleaners, and Tivnu Construction....

This blog post was authored by Zoe Schachter-Brodie, a member of the Tivnu 5 cohort from Menlo Park, California. She interns at Boise Eliot Elementary School and Outside the Frame. ...

This blog post was authored by Micah Cohn, a member of the Tivnu 5 cohort from Atlanta, Georgia. When he's not reading legal briefs, Micah enjoys stand up comedy and hanging out with fellow Tivnuniks. He interns at the Lewis and Clark Criminal Justice Reform Clinic (CJRC), Sisters of the Road, and Tivnu construction.  This is me! Micah Cohn, current criminal justice reform advocate and future criminal justice lawyer. I had an assignment in my English class in eighth grade: I had to write about what I wanted to be when I grew up and the steps I would need...

This post was authored by Ariana Finkelstein, a member of the Tivnu 4 Cohort, whose program ran from 2017-2018. Ari loves singing, Cheerios, and social justice. After her year with Tivnu, she went on to study at Mount Holyoke College, where she is currently a first-year student....

This blog post was authored by Desmond Griffith, a member of the Tivnu 5 cohort. Coming to Tivnu from Oakland, California, Desmond enjoys riding his bike during his free time and hanging out with fellow Tivnuniks. He interns at Learning Gardens Lab, Verde, and Tivnu construction....

The hardest part about traveling is coming home. I have no idea where that saying came from or even how I first heard it. Still, it’s been on my mind the last few weeks, if only because “home” has recently become one of those nebulous, hard to grasp one-word concepts for me, along with “organization” or “bedtime”. Home; the place where the heart is, the place where, when you go there, they have to take you in, the place where, if you don’t have it, everything else starts to walk away, too....