Category Archive: miscellaneous

Stewardship- are we ready to protect those we lead?

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Stewardship is an interesting word. My initial thoughts were that stewardship is just being in charge, but I didn’t really think about the stipulations of that role. The Merriam Webster definition of the… Read More

In Atlanta with the Fellows

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By Fernando Aguilar Edited by Sammi Davis As part of our Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program we were offered to participate in an Enhancement Workshop with different options to choose from. I decided… Read More

Destination: Me

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Written by Shirin Ahmadpour Ever think you could get lost in the world but end up finding yourself? Didn’t make much sense to me either, until I realized how much I loved to… Read More

Discovering America through the Prose of a Foreigner

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In 1959, Italo Calvino, arguably Italy’s most important postwar novelist, received a grant from the Ford Foundation to travel throughout the United States. For six months, between 1959 and 1960, he travelled around… Read More

Leading the way to faith

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- A Young Life Leader Written by Shirin Ahmadpour Edited by Maja Cakarun High school can be a confusing time transitioning from childhood to the phase right before full grown adulthood. We use… Read More

On trips from Mission San Xavier del Bac to Arpaio

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By Fernando Aguilar @fjaguilarr Edited by Sammi Davis Two weeks ago two Humphrey cohorts and a group of international teachers joined forces to go on a trip full of adventure and learning. The… Read More

My motivation is in helping others and learn

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By Fernando Aguilar Edited by Sammi Davis I want to start this post by saying that one of the things I learned to pursue in life is putting myself in other people’s shoes.… Read More

10 Surprising Facts about Phoenix

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You are likely to see more people in the middle of the desert on a hiking trail than downtown Phoenix on a Sunday afternoon. It is a place where you can’t see any… Read More

A voice for the voiceless

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By Fernando Aguilar Edited by Sammi Davis When thinking about what my voice is, immediately what came to mind was a figure in my country nicknamed ‘the voice of the voiceless’: Archbishop Óscar… Read More

Finding My Voice

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Written By: Tayllor Lillestol Edited By: Hina Ali I grew up without a voice. I was mostly confined to classrooms and my parents’ houses, with little meaningful contact to the outside world. My… Read More

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