Kara Lofton was born and raised in Virginia and is a senior liberal arts major at Eastern Mennonite University. Kara is currently in EMU’s Washington Community Scholars Program. She is interning at Sojourners as part of the editorial and web teams and living in DC as a part of an intentional community with 10 other students from Mennonite universities.
Kara has also completed internships with Prism magazine and EMU's department of marketing and communications. Her duties during these internships included writing articles, taking photographs, conducting interviews, and updating the websites. She is committed to social justice and equal rights and is particularly passionate about women’s rights, environmental stewardship, and peace.
Kara has traveled all over the world, but most recently spent a semester studying abroad in Spain and Morocco. She is a committed vegetarian, aspiring yogi, mandolin player, and outdoor enthusiast. She can be found most often in book stores, coffee shops, and climbing mountains.