Charles Kargman serves as the Executive Assistant to Vice President for Programs Shari Turitz and a Program Associate for the Department of International Education and Jewish Engagement (IEJE) at AJWS. As Executive Assistant, he supports the Vice President while working on special projects around her budget, grantmaking portfolio and publications. As Program Associate, he assists with the planning, logistics and implementation of the Global Justice Fellowship (GJF), AJWS’s 6-month social justice program for rabbinic leaders. Prior to AJWS, Charley served as a New York Urban Fellow, assigned to the NYPD Office of Collaborative Policing. There, he worked on victim advocacy policy projects through intergovernmental outreach and collaboration. In line with his commitment to public service, he has worked at the White House Office of Presidential Correspondence and the Seleni Institute. Charley graduated from the University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in environmental studies.