• 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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  • Coleen Ju

    My name is Coleen Ju and I am a recent graduate from UC Berkeley where I got my B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies. Over the course of my time at Cal, I geared my studies around the issues regarding agriculture, food access and community health. As such, I have developed a strong passion for public health and community nutrition....
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  • Dana Shinners

    My name is Dana Shinners and I was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. As a part of the food justice community there, I worked with local nonprofits to teach youth about agriculture and cooking healthy foods. After graduating from University of Wisconsin with a degree in Community and Nonprofit Leadership, my passion for connecting communities around growing food led...
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  • Erin Havens

    My name is Erin, and I will be the Harvest/Outreach Manager with Garden To Table. I recently graduated from UC Berkeley, where I studied Society & Environment and Peace & Conflict Studies. I love to study and learn abroad, and most recently returned from a semester in Ghana where I studied agriculture. In my free time, I love gardening, hiking,...
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  • Melissa Renteria

    My name is Melissa Renteria and I am a recent graduate from the University of California, Merced with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and with a minor in Public Health. During my time at UC Merced I was a founding member of the Public Health Society, was an undergraduate research assistant in several public health projects, and was a...
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  • Shreya Condamoor

    I recently graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in biology. While in college, I became interested in understanding health care in disadvantaged communities and the field of preventative medicine after working in a chemical detoxification free clinic in Berkeley. Thus, after graduation, I wanted to join an Americorps project, which addresses health issues in underserved communities. I joined...
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