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Living Simply in Solidarity

On more than one occasion, my supervisor at my volunteer placement has pointed out the irony; we spend so much time bringing clients to the county Department of Human Services office in order to help them apply for their welfare…

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Welcoming Immigrants Home

Where to begin? Six months have passed, yet I feel like I just began to get the hang of things. Growing up the daughter of two immigrants and biracial, I can empathize with the feeling of existing in between; as…

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Beacons of Hope

“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world.”  ― Paul Farmer My time with Mercy Volunteer Corps has produced more memories, adventures, and lessons than I ever could have imagined. My…

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Justice Should Be Color Blind

It is an arduous process to decide what path to follow for the rest of your life. I used my experience of going to Misericordia University, a Sisters of Mercy school, to decide on a year of service with Mercy…

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