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True Life: I live in LA without a car


September 26, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Before I arrived in Los Angeles, I had extensive debates with friends and family over whether or not it is possible to function in this city without a car. I spent my last four years of school in Washington, DC, … Continued

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Tomar la Vida Día a Día


September 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Durante todo el tiempo como puedo recordar he sido una persona futurista. Constantemente estoy planeando mi próximo paso, generalmente meses y a veces años antes de tiempo. Esto no siempre parece funcionar para mí todavía sigo volviendo a él de … Continued

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Day by Day.


September 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

For as long as I can remember I’ve been a futuristic person. I’m constantly planning my next step, usually months and sometimes years ahead of time. This doesn’t always seem to work for me yet I keep going back to … Continued

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Alumna: Life Lessons Learned During My Year of Service


September 10, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Post EUIP Reflection I would like to thank my former house members for taking the time to teach me these lessons. I listened, even when it seemed that I wasn’t willing to compromise.  I showed up, every single day because … Continued

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Through Hope, Be Bold


September 8, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

One goal I had in mind for myself this year was to experience new and different ways to worship. Now, I realize that this is a very broad goal. I was raised in the Episcopal Church, and have no desire … Continued

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Meet Bianca.


September 5, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Meet Bianca Jackson, She’s a part of the Hollywood house and she’ll be working as a college counselor with CALS Early College High School in Eagle Rock (A PUC School)! Check out our video interview and learn more:

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Coast to Coast


September 2, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Moving from coast to coast was a huge change. Experiencing different cultures, different lifestyles, and basically just being completely outside of your comfort zone is what this experience as a EUI has brought thus far. However, by no means is … Continued

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Three “Firsts”


August 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Though I am bound to have many more “firsts” as my year in EUIP progresses, and though I have already had many more, the beginning few weeks have been defined by three.   First First: Meeting the Interns   Before … Continued

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You Don’t Have to Like Everyone and That’s OK


August 5, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

As I write my final blog post, I can’t think of a better way to sum up this year without going through the three key elements of our year of service – community, spirituality and our work sites. When I … Continued

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Digging Deeper


July 25, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

I’ve written about my commute, I’ve written about my work site, now it’s time to write about my community experience. This year has been a rough. When I signed up for EUIP last year I could not have imagined everything … Continued

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