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The Young Adult Volunteer Program (YAV) provides an opportunity for young adults, age 18-30, to serve in communities of need for a year, practice simple living in intentional community, and participate in meaningful vocational discernment. The YAV program is open to any person of faith or good will who wants to partner with the Presbyterian Church to provide valuable community service and learn in a community of volunteers and experienced mentors.

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Do Not Hesitate To Leave Your Old Ways Behind

Do Not Hesitate To Leave Your Old Ways Behind by GraceSome people spend Valentine’s Day kissing their boyfriends.  Some spend the day bingeing on chocolates with their gal pals.  I spent the day speaking about migrant justice at University Presbyterian Church in Tempe, Arizona.  This church graciously invited the Tucson YAVs to be their weekend […]


Mid Year Update!

Hello Hola 안녕하세요  Greetings from the 2014/2015 Tucson Borderlands Young Adult Volunteers   We are now halfway through our year of service and want to take a moment to thank you for your continued support.   Here is a quick update on our year so far…   Grace Dover Hometown: San Mateo, California Blog: http://www.intentionaltucson.blogspot.com/ […]


New blog/Blog Nuevo by James

Monday, January 19, 2015 Gracias por tu interes y apoyo en mi vida y trabajo con Frontera de Cristo en la frontera. Thank you for your interest and support in my life and work with Frontera de Cristo on the border. Puse algunos fotos de posadas y mi blog nuevo. I posted some photos from posadas and my […]


When Philanthropy Isn’t Enough

Feb. 17, 2015 Talking to my cousin, Lena on the phone today, we shared thoughts on whether service is doing more good for our own personal gain or the communities we are serving…..what are your thoughts? Originally posted on back to bagels: I started following Humans of New York sometime when I was in college. […]


Everything You Should Know About CHRPA In One Blog

Saturday, February 14, 2015 Hanbyeol and I spoke at our job’s Annual Meeting last night. Below is a very serious speech that we wrote together reflecting on the past 5 months of working at CHRPA. H: On Sept. 3, 2014, Allie and I started our CHRPA story. We will not tell about EVERY day and every job, but […]