Introducing Sarah Pesi
We are pleased to welcome a new staff member, Sarah Pesi, to the JHF team. Sarah currently works part-time as Teen Engagement and Outreach Coordinator at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, where she focuses on wellness, outreach, and service with teens. While continuing this work, she will join JHF as a part-time Policy Assistant. Sarah will support JHF's Adolescent Behavioral Health Initiative, including the Youth Advocacy Network and Teen Mental Health Collaborative, as well as the Full Court Press health policy initiative. Sarah has a Master of Science in Public Policy & Management with a concentration in public policy analysis from Carnegie Mellon University, and she earned a BA in Public Policy Studies and a minor in social services administration from Chatham University. Sarah is passionate about empowering teens and youth, and about the role of individuals to make a difference. She became interested in public policy after writing and passing her own piece of legislation in PA as a teen.