We are happy to welcome our AVODAH Corps Member, Kevin Hershey, to S.O.S. and Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. Our amazing high school youth staff interviewed Kevin to find out more about him:

YO S.O.S.: Where are you from?
Kevin:        St. Paul, Minnesota
YO S.O.S.: How did you find out about the Mediation Center?
Kevin:     Kevin: I found out about it through AVODAH Jewish Service Corps, an organization that engages young leaders in full-time social justice work.
YO S.O.S.: What do you enjoy about the job?
Kevin: I enjoy forming relationships with the different people who walk through our door!
YO S.O.S.: What does the fox say?
Kevin:        If you want peace work for justice.
YO S.O.S.: Who is your favorite person in your family?
Kevin: I love my whole family. Something I really like about my brother, Sean, is that he lives in Crown Heights and is a social worker.
YO S.O.S.: What is your favorite meal?
Kevin: My favorite meal has always been a turkey sandwich, especially from a New York deli.
YO S.O.S.: How do you describe love?
Kevin:       I feel that love is learning to value yourself enough to give yourself to others.

Fun Fact: Kevin’s great grandfather’s cousin invented the Hershey bar!