Maureen was an Apostolic Volunteer in the early 80s in Chicago! Maureen comes to us after a long career in education and administration. Maureen will be living and working at the Eco-Justice Center in Racine, WI caring for the farm and advocating for environmental justice.
Alecx graduated from Dominican University in River Forest, IL in December of 2019 with degrees in Spanish and Music. They will be working at Taller de José and The Quinn Center in Chicago, IL as a compañerx, serving as a bridge to connect individuals to the health, legal, and social services.
Andrea will return to DVUSA for a second year where she will continue to live in community with our Blauvelt Dominicans at Our Lady of the Assumption Convent. She will also continue her work at Siena House shelter, working a with women and children experiencing homelessness.
Olivia graduated from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI and studied Business, Communication and Marketing. She will be living and working at Casa de Esperanza in Houston, TX. accompanying children in the foster care system.
Danielle is a graduate from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI and studied Theology, Philosophy and Legal Studies. She will be living with the Adrian Dominicans in Detroit, MI. at the Gesu community and will be working at the All Saints Literacy Center tutoring adult English Language Learners and native speakers who need literacy support.
Jack graduated from Dominican University in River Forest, IL in May of 2019. He spent a year working in the field of Graphic Design but decided to trade his full-time employment (and paycheck) to respond to the needs of the time. Jack will be working at Kolbe House in Chicago, which is an archdiocesan ministry that accompanies individuals detained in the Cook County Jail.