Tyler Hobbs (’12) reflects on experiences at an LA High School and lessons for others entering social justice volunteer service after graduation.
Corey got out of his Chevy Impala and came to us with a message: “Sometimes y’all gotta test your blood and see where you come from. I come from here. But it might surprise you that we’re all the same.”
“Perhaps the thing I value most about the work of immersion and accompaniment is that it helps us work those muscles that root us to our place in the world. Not because we retreat further into our own identity but because we begin to clarify how we might live in relationship to others who aren’t like us.” – Jeff Dodd