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Iris Ileana de León-Hartshorn

Director of Transformative Peacemaking, Mennonite Church USA The emphasis of Iris’ work is in Immingration, Anti-racism and Intercultural competency; undoing racism, building bridges between cultures toward a transfomed intercultural church. Iris reports that “Rev 7:9 is our vision for the church” in this work. Iris’ published works are as follows: “Finding Balance and Harmony in ...More

Program director at mental health center, with focus on Latino mental health

Gilberto Perez Jr. ’94, Grad. Cert. ’99 Goshen, Indiana As the founding director of Bienvenido, a program for newly arrived Latino immigrants, Gilberto Pérez Jr. tries to offer resources for health and hope, as well as education and livelihoods, for Latinos in Indiana’s schools, churches, juvenile correctional facilities, and communities. In this quest, Gilberto has ...More