Entries by Daniel Simonds

Christ Before Me, Christ Behind Me: God Made Visible through a Year of Teaching

As a Jesuit Volunteer, in the face of injustice I can eschew an attitude of charity and, instead, embrace what welcomes relationship: accompaniment.

Daniel Simonds

Dan Simonds is a second year Jesuit Volunteer who, after a year teaching at Detroit Cristo Rey High School, is continuing his westward trek from the smallest town, Warren, in the smallest state, Rhode Island. He is serving in 2018-2019 as a Student Services Coordinator at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California. Dan calls Gordon College—a small Christian liberal arts college near Boston—his alma mater.

Rising from the Ashes of its Industrial Roots: Accompaniment in “America’s Comeback City”

Despite his expectations, a Jesuit Volunteer discovers the richness of opportunity in “America’s Comeback City”—Detroit, Michigan.

Daniel Simonds

Dan Simonds is a second year Jesuit Volunteer who, after a year teaching at Detroit Cristo Rey High School, is continuing his westward trek from the smallest town, Warren, in the smallest state, Rhode Island. He is serving in 2018-2019 as a Student Services Coordinator at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California. Dan calls Gordon College—a small Christian liberal arts college near Boston—his alma mater.