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Isabel Castillo receives national award from Sojourners Faith in Action

Isabel Castillo, Shenandoah Valley Organizer for Virginia Organizing, was recognized as a Movement Honoree by Sojourners Faith in Action.

EMU alum featured in The Atlantic

Isabel Castillo, who holds a ’07 degree in social work from Eastern Mennonite University, is recognized in the November issue of The Atlantic as one of the “21 brave thinkers of 2011.” Castillo’s life was summarized in magazine by Jose Antonio Vargas, a former Washington Post reporter who identified himself as an undocumented immigrant to […]

EMU alumna in national spotlight on immigration issue

Isabel Castillo, a 2007 Eastern Mennonite University graduate, has become a nationally recognized spokesperson for the plight of undocumented young people in the United States. Castillo was featured in a Feb. 20, 2011, New York Times article, “Dream Act Advocate Turns Failure into Hope.” This publicity led Jesuit-run University of San Francisco to invite her […]