Community Impact is proud to have engaged a diverse array of organizations and Fellows through the GVA Fellowship! 


Nazeer Abdul-Salaam (GS '22) - Youth Action YouthBuild

Sharmie Azurel (BC '23) - Damayan Migrants Worker Association

Casandra Chen (BC '23) - Coalition for Asian American Children and Families

Tasha Tahsa (CC'22) - Community Impact Emergency Food Programs

Learn more about the Fellows. 



Legal Outreach - Eriife Adelusimo (CC '22)

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project - Ari Jones (CC '21)

Room to Grow - Christina Kim (GS '22)

The Brave House at Urban Justice Center - Mabel Smith (CC '22)

The Petey Greene Program - Jahnavi Zondervan (CC '22)

Learn more about the Fellows. 



Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy - Tara Abularrage (BC '21)

Avenues for Justice - Meghana Bharadwaj (CC '20)

AlterNATIVE - Taylor Francisco (CC '21)

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities - Chu Ying (Em) He (BC '21)

New Sanctuary Coalition - Trisha Mukherjee (CC '21) 



Sabin Center for Climate Change Law - Sophia Cornell (CC ’20)

Make the Road New York - Maya Garfinkel (BC ’19)

Seeding Change - Yeleen Isabelle Lee (BC '19)

Brooklyn Defender Services - Sebastian Torero (GS ’19)

Faculty Service Learning Fellowship - Charlotte Voelkel (BC ’19)



New American Leaders Project - Kashaf Doha (BC '19)

Youth Actions Program Inc./Youth Action YouthBuild East Harlem - Mourtallah Faye (GS '18)

Breakthrough New York - Julius Figueroa (CC '18)

New York City Council - Nikhil Jain (CC '19)

Physicians for Human Rights - Maham Karatela (BC '19)

Project for the Homeless Brinkley Fellow - Michael Pusic (CC '17)

Children's Law Center - Nikki Shaner-Bradford (BC '18)



Columbia University Social Intervention Group – Jasmine Akuffo (CC ‘ 17)

Cross-Cultural Partnerships Research Brinkley Fellow – Amber Mackey (BC ’18)

Human Rights First – Catherine Marris (GS ’16)

International & Public Affairs Faculty Service Learning Fellow – Anastasia Nozdracheva (BC ’17)

New York Restoration Project – Ifeoma Nwoke (GS ’17)

Morningside Heights/West Harlem Sanitation Coalition – Rebekeh Packer (BC ’17)



America Reads Brinkley Fellow – Ashleigh Cartwright (CC ‘ 17)

New York Immigration Coalition – Kristen Gonzalez (CC ’17)

Breakthrough New York, Inc. – Sarika Kumar (BC ’16)

Harlem Grown – Nicole Javorsky (BC ’18)

Psychology Faculty Service Learning Fellow – Marcos Rocha Jr. (GS ’15)

Sakhi for South Asian Women – Jaipreet Sethi (BC ’18)



Harlem RBI - Megan Thompson (BC '15)

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center - Michelle Chen (BC '15)

Resource Generation - Nikole Guerra (CC '16)

Brooklyn Community Services - Anastasia Nozdracheva (BC ‘17)

NYC Administration for Children's Services - Zoe Ridolfi-Starr (CC ’15)

American Studies Service Learning Fellow -  Jeremy Budd (CC '15)



Project FIND - Eva Kalikoff (BC'16)

Make the Road New York - Gerardo Romo (CC'14)

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital - Nino Rekhviahvili (BC'14)

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs - Preeti Varathan (CC'15)

CI Brinkley Fellow,  Manhattanville Community Arts Outreach Project - Lulu Mickelson (BC'14)

American Studies Service Learning Fellow -  Marial Quezada (CC'14)



Writopia - Rachel Moore

Ali Forney Center - Alison Cooper

NTFE - Shattera Overton

Artistic Dreams - Emily Neil

CI  Brinkly Fellow,  CI Volunteer Recruitment & Retention -  Zeb Johnson

American Studies Service Learning Fellow - Tehreem Rehman



Socrates Sculpture Park - Julia Castor

MASA - Irene Izaguirre-Lopez

Phipps CDC/West Farms Career Center - Maria Lantigua

ArtStart - Nina Spirer

CI Brinkly Fellow, CI Outreach Project -  John Goodwin

American Studies Service Learning Fellow - Noemi Schor



Start Small - Claire Fram

Washington Heights CORNER Project - Elizabeth Americo

World Savvy - Samiha Rahman

CI Brinkly Fellow – CI Marketing and Video - Victoria Fox

American Studies Service Learning Fellow - Mitzi Steiner



S.T.A.R Program at Columbia Secondary School - Brittany Dukov

Bellevue Hospital Center - Caroline Leone

MercyCorps’ Action Center to End World Hunger - Embry Owen

Harlem Children Society - Kujtime Muzhaku

Cool Culture - Christina Daley

CI Brinkly Fellow, preparation of  Coordinator Manual - Alani Gregory



Project Health - Alexandra Woodword

inMotion, Justice for All Women - Amanda Karl

New York Immigration Coalition - Desiree Carver-Thomas

DOVE: Domestic & Other Violence Emergencies - Jessica Milberg-Hayden

Federal Defenders of New York - Julian Joslin

NARAL: Pro-Choice New York - Megan Lessard

CI Brinkly Fellow, Partner Assessment and Development - Jamie Lee