Center for Interfaith Cooperation

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IRSC’s Eduardo Luna

Eduardo Luna — First year IRSC team member whose host site is Big Car

eduardoIRSC team member role:
Eduardo assists director of neighbor initiatives in outreach to International Marketplace, Far Eastside, & Garfield Park with an emphasis on providing connections in immigrant & refugee community

Why Eduardo chose AmeriCorps service:
He was interested in possibilities of helping people in a professional setting.

Biggest thing Eduardo has gotten out of AmeriCorps service:
Good friends and experience in how organizations work to help the community

More about IRSC members

  • IRSC member Lyla Spath IRSC member Lyla Spath, hosted at the Center for interfaith Cooperation, shares the opportunities for service and learning that this AmeriCorps program provides.
  • IRSC member Liz Irk Liz’s duties focus on reaching out to immigrant and refugee communities impacted by cancer, including organizing cancer-related educational opportunities for refugees and immigrants, recruiting and managing bilingual volunteers, coordinating outreach interpreters and managing material translations
  • Ben Leslie, IRSC Program Director Ben is responsible for recruiting, training, evaluating, and facilitating the service of 12 AmeriCorps members while reporting progress on increasing access to health and healthcare for immigrants and refugees

Hometown:
Guerrero, México 

Graduated:
IUPUI, 2008, media arts and science, B.S.

Hobbies:
The arts, music, promoting music shows

Family:
“I have a wonderful, supportive family both sides of my family,” Eduardo said. He and his wife of five years plan to stay in Indianapolis.

Plans after AmeriCorps:
Develop fulltime not-for-profit, Nopal Cultural, for Latino artists to showcase their work and to help create integration of cultures through the arts

 

 

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