• Faith, Justice, and Graphic Design
    by David on July 9, 2018 at 4:17 pm

    Our latest blog post comes from Dominican Volunteer Sean Puzzo. Sean serves with the Dominican Youth Movement  in Amityville New York and helps coordinate The Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference,  the National College Preaching in Action Conference, and Dominican Young Adults USA.Sean reflects on how these conferences have gradually shaped his Dominican journey . Sean […]

  • Reflecting on a Year of Service
    by David on July 5, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    As our 2017-18 service year draws to a close, we share this post from  Dominican Volunteer Erica Stewart. Erica served as a teacher at Immaculate Conception Academy in San Francisco California in 2011-12. After 6 years, Erica's words remain relevant to anyone transitioning out of a year of service.Perhaps our 2017- 18 Dominican Volunteers can relate to Erica's words.Erica and Immaculate […]

  • Black and Brown Women Deserve Doula Access Too
    by David on June 6, 2018 at 8:56 pm

    2017-18 Dominican Volunteer, Stephanie Zavala: “In New York City, a black woman is 12 times more likely to die during pregnancy, during labor, or from complications after labor.”And from an NPR report, “A 2016 analysis of five years of data found that black, college-educated mothers who gave birth in local hospitals were more likely to suffer severe complications of pregnancy or […]

  • A Year In Review – A Dominican Volunteer’s experience at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School in the Penn Community
    by David on May 31, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    DV Henry MollerOur latest blog post comes from Dominican Volunteer Henry Moller.Henry serves as a teacher at Immaculate Conception Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Atlanta Georgia and reflects on his year with DVUSA with gratitude.Thank you for your service Henry and for sharing your many gifts with your students, colleagues community members,and fellow volunteers.Dominican blessings in all your […]

  • Names and faces
    by David on May 25, 2018 at 3:13 pm

    DV Sydney BoyerOur latest blog post comes from Dominican Volunteer Sydney Boyer.Sydney serves at the Opening Word, a literacy and job readiness center for immigrant women in Amityville New York and shares how her personal experiences with her students have reshaped her understanding of immigration. When I talk about my year of service, friends and family are normally fascinated by my living with […]