Dylan Tagg

Dylan is from San Diego, California. He attended Loyola Marymount University where he obtained a degree in Psychology. This year he will be serving at HIAS in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He hopes to have new experiences and opportunities for growth and is excited to explore a new city and build relationships through community and service.

Commitment statement:

I, Dylan Tagg, commit myself to be an Augustinian Volunteer, by stepping outside of myself, growing with, and serving others.

What led you to a year of service?

I think I chose to undertake a year of service from a desire to grow and mature spiritually and emotionally and experience new things.

One of your favorite quotes

“Not all those who wander are lost.”-J.R.R. Tolkien

What song can you listen to over and over again?

“Fly Me to the Moon” by Frank Sinatra

Favorite book or a recent book you read

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien

Who or what inspires you most?

I am inspired a lot by my family and friends and people I meet in service. And I am also inspired by the world and culture around me: nature, art, music, and literature.

Best moment as an AV to date

Conversations over dinner

What do you like most about living in your new city so far?

I love how close and accessible everything is. Many things are within walking distance to me, and public transportation is easy to use.

One word that describes your community-living experience thus far

Evolving

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