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featured fjv: caroline kelly (portland, or ’12-13)

Given the limited food budget that Jesuit Volunteers work with each month, groceries can sometimes be a contentious issue among housemates. But, as Caroline Kelly (Portland, OR ’12-13) demonstrates, it can also be a chance to explore and unpack our international food system. Read on to discover how a JV year, and Thanksgiving dinner, helped … Read more

oregonian article features jv americorps member caroline kelly

The Oregonian published an article today, featuring Jesuit Volunteer AmeriCorps Member Caroline Kelly and other Oregonians who offer their perspectives on the link between food and faith. An excerpt from the article, entitled “Ethical Eating”: Eating seasonally creates “a child-like anticipation,” she [Kelly] says. “Peaches were in season, and then they were gone. I missed … Read more

taking the plunge

Area Director, Anthony DeLorenzo, reflects on the Jesuit Volunteers’ willingness to take the plunge into their JV years:   Between the week-long Orientation in August and area directors’  first area visits beginning mid-September, most area directors have limited contact with the Jesuit Volunteers in their region.  But having two JV communities located within one mile … Read more

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