Nan Gefen's Reflection

Marcia was my dearest friend for over thirty years, and we had many talks about Brit Tzedek during the time she was president of the board.

I remember once after a particularly difficult board meeting I asked her why she continued on as president. The answer for her was obvious. A person does what they need to do even if it’s hard. They don’t quit. Marcia grew up as the sidekick of her union-organizing father, who taught her that change happens one leaflet at a time, one meeting at a time. She learned to take the long view and not expect immediate reward. You just show up to do your part and keep on fighting. That’s who Marcia was, through and through.

With much sadness and gratitude for Marcia’s life,
Nan Gefen

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