Erica Concors is a recent Smith College graduate, majoring in the study of women and gender and concentrating in women’s health. A self described “ex-premed student,” Erica felt disillusioned with medicine’s inability to answer issues of marginalization and oppression within healthcare and began a career in community organizing. Having interned in hospitals and labs, Erica is excited to start organizing around issues of health inequity in the Boston area. Besides her JOIN fellowship placement at the Moishe house, Erica hopes to continue playing rugby in Boston and advocating for women’s rights.
Yesterday, as Yom Kippur approached, social justice organizers and progressive Jews gathered in downtown Boston to not only "remember" often underseen and undervalued laborers but also to stand