Alvin is a Service Engagement Intern with the Pace Center. In this role, he is researching how undergraduate students hear about and become engaged in service, building an inventory of reflection opportunities related to service and civic engagement, and exploring projects for community partners and students to engage in racial justice, advocacy, and activism. Alvin also supports the Pace Center’s metrics efforts and researches best practices in digital technology and the role it can play in service and civic engagement.
Matt Lynn is the Assistant Director of the Novogratz Bridge Year Program. He holds a Master of Arts degree in peacebuilding and conflict transformation from the SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont as well as a Bachelor of Arts in history and religion from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Before joining the Bridge Year team Matt called Bolivia, South America, home for most of the last 14 years. During his time in Bolivia he was a Peace Corps volunteer, and also worked in a variety of other community-development and youth empowerment initiatives.
Tara Carr-Lemke is working as the staff mentor for the Race, Migration, & Belonging cohort. Tara joined the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES) as the Associate Director in Summer 2021. Tara comes from La Salle University, where she directed the service-learning program and a co-curricular, interdisciplinary program focused on the discussion of contemporary issues. She also taught in the Leadership and Global Understanding minor. Tara has worked as a researcher, educator, and advocate in a variety of human rights organizations in the United States and Latin America.
As Program Coordinator for Service Focus I support all facets of the Service Focus program. I recruit and advise students, support and engage with faculty, build relationships with campus partners, and track and measure progress of Service Focus. As the on-the-ground representative of Service Focus it’s my primary role to be a resource to students as they find new ways to connect service and learning in their time at Princeton.