• Azra Caus

    I’m Azra Caus and I will be the Volunteer Network Coordinator for La Mesa Verde Sacred Heart Community Services. I am an avid world traveler, learner and teacher. For the past few years, I have taught abroad in Italy, Spain and South Korea. I have also taught children with special needs in the United States. Helping people, exploring...
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  • Christine Chow

    My name is Christine Chow, and I  I recently graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. In college, I was part of Alternative Breaks and was a participant and trip leader for the trip to Cape Cod. Despite Cape Cod being known as a tourist destination, homelessness is a huge problem in the area; with other...
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  • Esther Ng

    My name is Esther Ng and I am a recent graduate from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and a minor in Business. In my free time, I enjoy exploring the NorCal Coast, painting, growing my succulent garden, and drinking coffee.

    Growing up in San Jose, I watched...
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  • Jessica Jew

    My position this year will be a Program Analyst for the Produce Mobile at Second Harvest Food Bank, and I look forward to learning about the program and the customer experience and helping it to better serve the needs of the community. Prior to VISTA, I studied nutritional science at UC Berkeley and then combined that with my...
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  • Lenae Stevens

    My name is Lenae Stevens and I am the Volunteer and Resource Coordinator at the Health Trusts Jerry Larson Food Basket. I earned a bachelor’s degree in health science at San Jose State University, with a minor in nutrition and food science. I look forward to increasing the amount of volunteers and clients of the food basket, fundraising,...
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  • Madeline Owen

    As a recent graduate of Santa Clara University, I am thrilled to continue my love for the Bay Area working with Silicon Valley HealthCorps. I enjoyed studying the intricacies of Political Science and Anthropology as my major and interweaving this with my passion for the community. A semester of Service Learning in Cape Town, South Africa solidified my direction in working with community development. From here,...
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  • Sue Kim

    My name is Sue Kim and I graduated last year from the University of California, San Diego with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and a minor in Health Care-Social Issues. My undergraduate education and experience volunteering at a community clinic in Mexico greatly stoked my interest in public health and social justice, and compelled me to...
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