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July 24, 2020

David Gayes ’14 is a disability rights activist, Interfaith Youth Core alumnus, whose spirituality and disability are core aspects of his identity. David’s goal is to bridge the gap between faith communities and the perspectives and lived experiences of people with disabilities. He believes that is imperative for all people of faith and non-faith traditions to come together in the work of creating a humane world for all.

David is a graduate of Dominican University with a degree in Spanish Studies. Currently, David is obtaining a Masters of Intercultural Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. 

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