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Beloit alumni begin service through Lutheran Volunteer Corps

August 30, 2013

MEDIA CONTACT: Hilary Dickinson at dickinsonh@beloit.edu or 608-363-2849

Three recent Beloit alumni are among 138 volunteers from across the country who are currently beginning a year of service through the Lutheran Volunteers Corps (LVC), a national service-leadership program that unites people to work for peace and justice.

Natalie Asmussen’13 (below, right) of St. Paul, Minn., will work as a paralegal intern for The Defender Association in Seattle, Wash. Alex Davenport’13 (below, left) from Ann Arbor, Mich., will be a media intern for the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund in Berkeley, Calif. Finally, Tobias Gurl’12 (below, center), from Madison, Wis., will work for the Eviction Defense Collaborative as a rent counselor in San Francisco, Calif.

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In the LVC program, volunteers−who are working in 14 cities across the U.S.−live together in community houses, practice simple and sustainable living, and work full-time with social justice organizations. LVC is open to people from all spiritual traditions and welcomes people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered in all aspects of the organization. For more information, visit www.lutheranvolunteercorps.org.