July 2013

Meet Ali Santiago

Meet Ali Santiago from the North Carolina Annual Conference and a rising junior at Meredith College. Ali Santiago Ali was placed at the Methodist Federation for Social Action (MFSA). Her work at MFSA included writing blog posts, participating in panel discussions and conducting research on reproductive justice. Ali boldly proclaims, ... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on July 24, 2013

Meet Glory Mulimba

Glory Mulimba Meet Glory Mulimba of the South Congo Annual Conference and student at Africa University in Zimbabwe. Glory was placed at Men Can Stop Rape, a national organization working to address violence through developing healthy masculinity in men. He worked with another EYA intern, Jamil Hendricks on the Healthy... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on July 24, 2013

Meet Errolyn Gray

Errolyn Gray Meet Errolyn Gray from the Mississippi Annual Conference and recent graduate of Alcorn State University.  Errolyn was placed at RESULTS, a non-profit organization focusing on addressing the root causes of poverty. As part of the U.S. Anti-Poverty Campaign team, her work at RESULTS focused on early... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on July 24, 2013

Meet Jeff Preptit

Jeff Preptit Meet Jeff Preptit from the Holston Annual Conference.  Jeff is a student at Milligan College and was placed at the Syrian Emergency Task Force this summer as part of his EYA internship. His responsibilities include managing social media, attending congressional hearings, drafting editorials, and preparing for upcoming... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on July 23, 2013

Meet Lia Koroi

Lia Koroi Meet Lia Koroi from the California-Nevada Annual Conference and studying at Carrington College CA. Lia was placed at National Religious Campaign Against Torture this summer. Her internship took her all around Washington, DC. She participated in congressional meetings and White House demonstrations urging President Obama to close Guantanamo... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on July 22, 2013

Meet Jonathan Jue-Wong

Jonathan Jue-Wong Meet Jonathan Jue-Wong of Detroit Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church and 2nd year student at Oberlin College. Jonathan was placed at Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) working with EYA coordinator, Doris Warrell. Through the EYA program Jonathan is exploring what he wants to do as... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on July 22, 2013

Voice of the Voiceless

Nathan, Youth Participant Oklahoma AC March 2013 Your roses are red and your violets are blue, But the flowers in my life are of a colorless hue, My sun has set and has yet to rise, While your sun reflects off the lust in your eyes, I bleed red as Christ... read more»

Posted by Alex Larson on July 15, 2013

What Can Paper Do

Blake, Youth Participant Oklahoma AC March 2013 My name is Ben. I live in a leather bound house. I see the joys of being received and the pain of being given away. Sometimes it is by force and others from the goodness of someone’s heart. I have seen girls... read more»

Posted by Alex Larson on July 15, 2013

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