Sarah Gascoigne is a graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, IA and received her Bachelors Degree in Social Work. While completing her degree, Sarah had an opportunity to complete a work study program in a Nursing home where she assisted elderly and disabled individuals. It was through this service in addition to other community services throughout her adolescence and education that she became committed to contributing her efforts to a more just society. Now serving the EDC as a Jesuit Volunteer, Sarah is an advocate for folks to stay in their homes. Housing Justice is important to Sarah because she believes that all people deserve to have their basic needs met, including housing. She perceives housing as essential and believes it to be an important component to help one achieve success.