Marya Axner, Regional Director (left)

Marya Axner has been the Regional Director of the New England Jewish Labor Committee since 2008Before working at the Jewish Labor Committee, Marya worked in the Education Department of the Jewish Women’s Archive.  She has also worked for the Somerville Public Schools, organizing and supporting parents. She has been an art teacher, a multicultural consultant, and a writer for a non-profit organization.

Jenna Grady, Program Manager (right)

Jenna Grady joined the New England Jewish Labor Committee in September 2016. She grew up in Boston area and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2016 with a degree in Social Thought and Political Economy. As a student and Peer Mentor in Residential Life, Jenna organized undergraduate student-workers, helped win a union election to join UAW Local 2322, and negotiated the Peer Mentors’ first contract. She previously also worked for the United Home Care Workers of PA in Philadelphia organizing home health attendants.



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