Bar Kolodny

is the Rise Pennsylvania State Director.  Previously to joining Rise she worked as an In-State Campus Outreach Director on the Bernie Sanders Campaign.  Bar went to Hampshire College where she focused on the role of education in community organizing and applications of transitional justice theory.  She spent most of her time in college with the Umass Alliance for Community Transformation (UACT) developing organizers in partnerships with grassroots community organizations working toward social, economic, racial and environmental justice.