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Jeremy Wood

Jeremy is an attorney and law clerk on the Washington Court of Appeals. Before law school, he taught English and coexistence to youth living in Israel, and served as an Avodah Corps member, where he advocated for the care of youth living with HIV. There he provided sexual health education focused on empowering young people to advocate for their personal boundaries and safety needs. During law school, he worked for a federal judge, US Attorney's Office, Department of the Interior, and a tribal public defender's office. He graduated with honors, the Dean's Medal, and the Order of the Barristers. He is also a Henry M. Jackson Fellow and chairs the Seattle Human Rights Commission, where his priorities are Native American affairs and harm reduction in homeless and drug-using communities. He represents immigrant DV survivors in applying for asylum status in the US. Over the years he has taught in a variety of young Jewish settings and sat on young adult boards in the Jewish community. He is passionate about fostering conversation in these Jewish spaces that engages issues of race, gender, class, and oppression.