I loved covering this story, which was not just about a new bus but a vehicle to opportunities for connect for those who otherwise might be isolated. Check it out here.
This article gave me the really interesting opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into security at a time when hate crime is on the rise. I couldn’t print a lot of details, so this was a bit of a balancing act between providing information and telling the story without disclosing info that would be helpful to someone seeking to cause harm.
The Generations Campaign named the Beck Group to expand and renovate the Dell Jewish Community Campus, home of the Jewish Community Center and three synagogue communities in Austin. This story was a huge deal for the community, and it was a real honor to be the one to write it as the Generations Campaign copywriter and editor of The Jewish Outlook.
I wrote an article about CBD at SXSW for Leafly. Click here to read it.
SXSW was an exciting week full of inspiring creativity. Click here for my photos and roundup of Jewish culture and personalities at the event.
Thirteen driver’s licenses confiscated from Jewish citizens by Nazis in 1938 recently connected an Austin family to a German community. A teacher used the licenses as an opportunity for his students to research and help shape a more open-minded future. Read my full story here.