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Samantha Mandel

Samantha Mandel (MA ‘17)

Samantha Mandel hopes to make an impact in her community by working with and supporting youth and their families who have struggled with mental health and developmental barriers.

True Essence of Love staff and volunteers, along with FGP staff, making essential supply bags for volunteers.

Shanetta Weatherspoon (EdD ’13)

Shanetta Weatherspoon (EdD ’13) and Monica Pereda (’19), staff members at Pepperdine’s Foster Grandparent Program, have been supporting the isolated elderly volunteers during the pandemic.

Alison Rash ('01, EdD '05) painting

Alison Rash ('01, EdD '05)

Seaver College alumna, Alison Rash, shares how her paintings have helped communities ravaged by COVID-19.