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Pierce Boyd-Bagby

Pierce Boyd-Bagby

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Pierce spent his first year as a teacher during the pandemic--a difficult task to which he brought the enthusiasm, leadership, and curiosity he brings to his many involvements in the Jewish community. Described as a "rising leader" and an "active and critical member of our Chicago Jewish community," his widespread connections beyond the classroom help him share his passions of racial and LGBTQ+ equality and inclusion.

Through his involvement with Metro Chicago Hillel, Base, Anshe Emet religious school, and YLD's inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee, he is dedicated to helping every Jew find their place in the community. His volunteer work with the Color of Change PAC and JCUA's Kol Or Jews of Color caucus shines a light on Jews of color in the Chicago area. And when he teaches children with Chicago Public Schools or Anshe Emet's Hebrew school, he provides a positive role model of a diverse future.

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Public school teacher

Hebrew school teacher

I've been told I look like Donald Glover, before he grew a beard. Like “Community” era Donald Glover

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