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Joe Tharakan
Americorp VISTA Development Associate

Joe joined the team in August 2017 through the AmeriCorps VISTA program, designed to build capacity for poverty-fighting organizations. He provides support to New Heights in various areas such as grant writing, database management, communications and social media. Born and raised in the Bronx, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017 with a degree in Biological Basis of Behavior.