Ari Fertig, Executive Director
Ari joined the Jewish Labor Committee in 2019. Before joining the New England Jewish Labor Committee, Ari has with The Conversation US (TCUS) as manager of university editorial relations, handling relationships with over 50 college and university member media teams and successfully pitching TCUS member articles to The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Atlantic, Fortune, The New Republic, Scientific American, U.S. News and World Report and many other outlets.
His organizing experience includes stints as regional field organizer on the Committee to Elect Bill Keating, campaign manager on the Committee to Elect Michael Day and deputy campaign manager on the Committee to Elect Jason Lewis, and as a health reform campaign organizer, and later as information and marketing coordinator, with Health Care For All. Ari was a JOIN For Justice Fellow and a FrontLine Leadership Academy Fellow.