Young Adult Service Corps (YASC)
As the Missionary Society works to double the size of The Episcopal Church’s volunteer, overseas missionary program for young adults, we’re also increasing its diversity. (Nearly one sixth of our recent applicants were from Province IX.) Here is a snapshot YASC applicants and their service venues:
Ethnic Background of Applicants (2013-14)
23 white (non-Hispanic)
2 African-diaspora background (1 Afro-Caribbean)
3 Asian-Pacific Islander
Ethnic Background of Applicants (2014-15)
25 white (non-Hispanic)
4 African diaspora background
1 Asia-Pacific Islander
1 Latina/Hispanic (from Province IX)
27 YASCers were sent from these dioceses:
Alabama, Dallas, the Dominican Republic, East Carolina, El Camino Real, Hawaii, Indianapolis, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Northwest Texas, Olympia, Pennsylvania, Southern Ohio, Upper South Carolina, Virginia, Western North Carolina, West Texas, and Wyoming.
YASCers worked with Anglican and Episcopal partners in:
Brazil, Cuba, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Panama, the Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, and Tanzania.