Sarah Fields coordinates Faith Relations and Community Outreach for the San Diego affiliate of Habitat for Humanity. Working closely with diverse faith-based and secular communities across the county to advocate, support, and build affordable homeownership opportunities locally.
Sarah has a history of connecting faith and social justice. As an undergraduate, she was honored with President’s Service Award for bringing Safe Zone Training for LGBT inclusion to the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life. After college, she lived in Tel Aviv, working closely with West African asylum-seeking families and studying at the Bina Center for Jewish Identity and Hebrew Culture. In New York, she served as Program Director for Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, a grassroots community organization.
While in graduate school, Sarah grew interested in municipal finance, auditing projects at the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services and the NYC Economic Development Corporation. Prior to returning to her native San Diego, Sarah worked to promote the Minority and Women–Owned Business program at the NYC Department of Design and Construction.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Metropolitan Studies and Politics from New York University and a Master of Urban Planning from City University of New York, Hunter College.