Sonia Alexander

Sonia Alexander most recently worked as the Director of Teen Engagement at Mosaic of Westchester, working with teen leaders to create a more LGBTQ inclusive Jewish community in Westchester County.  She completed her Master’s in Social Work at NYU in 2015, where she focused on youth counseling, group facilitation, and organizing in the Jewish community.  Her final graduate work was a study in Jewish Historical Trauma and she is passionate about transformative, justice oriented healing work. She is an active member of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice. Her undergraduate work was in Environmental Studies where she focused on food and environmental justice. She made a documentary film about environmental racism in agriculture, and and she worked for many years in the food justice field. She loves turning cement into gardens, going to the beach at all times of year, and reading out loud.