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Seminary needs resurrection.

After spending most of my adult life volunteering in direct service, I wanted to better my life by going back to college and professionalizing what I had always done as a volunteer. To accomplish this, after college I enrolled in a graduate theological program. What I witnessed instead was organizational chaos that would make the SOX Act blush. To that end, I am launching my first memoir, The Remnant of Israel, as part of a broader fundraising project.

This project also serves as my informal declaration to run for public office.

I was born in the Philippines and raised in Maryland. After graduating from the Suitland High School for the Visual and Performing Arts, where I studied Mass Communications and was an International Baccalaureate student, I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, where I remain today. I am a graduate of Golden Gate University, where I was a dean’s list honoree as well as the commencement speaker for my graduating class. In 2009, I was awarded a scholarship to the Vermont Studio Center artist residency. This year, I was accepted into the Re/Generation cohort, a project of Call to Action.