Lauren Kim is a third year at the University of Virginia. She is majoring in Global Security & Justice as well as Medieval History. This is her second year with YECA as she spent her 2019-20 year as a project leader creating a community garden in her home church. Lauren has always been a nature enthusiast and is an avid hiker. However, what ignited her passion for creation care was her faith journey which led her to fall deeper in love with all life. Her particular interests revolve around indigenous land rights, environmental racism, and responsible stewardship. Outside of the fellowship Lauren is involved with her school’s Honor Committee, University Judiciary Committee, and various Christian groups on Grounds.