Challenging Injustice, Advancing Human Rights

Hannah Hafter

Senior Grassroots Organizer

Hannah Hafter recruits and supports individuals to engage in as well as to lead more effective social change through their involvement with UUSC. As UUSC’s senior grassroots organizer, she grows and sustains large, committed, and effective activist and volunteer networks.

Prior to her current position, Hafter worked as the senior associate for service-learning programs with the UU College of Social Justice. She has also served as a coordinator with No More Deaths, an Arizona border justice organization and a ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson. She coordinated volunteers providing emergency services to recently deported migrants and spearheaded research and advocacy work to address abuse in U.S. Border Patrol detention facilities. While working at the Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center, Hafter organized border service-learning opportunities for public health and medical students.

Hafter has also served as a human rights accompanier with the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala and as a community organizer with the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless. She has a bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s in public health from the University of Arizona.

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