Opening Doors for New Americans since 1882
Jennifer Selpa is currently serving as the Refugee and Asylee Employment and Self-Sufficiency AmeriCorps VISTA under the Matching Grant Employment Program. Her VISTA project includes working to help build the capacity of the employment program through resource development and volunteer mobilization with students from the University of Pennsylvania’s Civic House. She is a recent graduate of Villanova University where she majored in Political Science with a minor in Peace and Justice. Previously, Jennifer worked with non-profits that work to support people experiencing housing and food insecurity. She is excited to work to build refugees’ self-sufficiency and security during her year at HIAS PA.