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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

Deportations Create Issues for Mexican Border Towns

We do not always see it, but there are repercussions from the United States’ immigration policies for our neighbor, Mexico. In 2012 alone, the Obama Administration deported 409,849 undocumented immigrants, many of whom left behind U.S. American born children. More people have been deported during Obama's presidency than ever... read more»

Posted by Elizabeth Murray on July 10, 2013

Graduation and Sending Forth

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. — Edward Everett Hale United Methodist Seminar Program offers experiential exercises encouraging participants... read more»

Posted by Susan Burton on June 06, 2013

Gosnell’s actions are reprehensible

The verdict has been released and Doctor Kermit Gosnell has been convicted of the grisly murder of newborn babies who will only ever be known as Baby A, Baby C, Baby D and Baby E. He was also found guilty of the drug overdose of a Bhutanese immigrant, Karnamaya Mongar.... read more»

Posted by General Board of Church and Society on May 14, 2013

Peace with Justice

"When I pray for peace, I pray not only that the enemies of my own country may cease to want war, but above all that my country will cease to do the things that make war inevitable." Thomas Merton As I walked through my neighborhood pharmacy to pick up a... read more»

Posted by Susan Burton on April 30, 2013

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