Rev. Aracelis Vázquez Haye is the project manager for the Network of Theological Entities (ReDET) at the Association for Hispanic Theological Education (AETH). Prior to this role, she served as the director of The Yale Youth Ministry Institute, college chaplain at Connecticut College, and associate pastor at Church of the City, New London, Connecticut (Iglesia de la Ciudad).
Rev. Haye is an ordained American Baptist minister. She has had the honor to serve in the academy and the local church. Her work with youth and young adults within the church, community, and on college campuses helped form community-wide coalitions on justice projects that addressed issues of immigration, education inequality, homelessness, racial injustices, and violence. She has taught courses on community engagement, diversity, and social justice and youth ministry at St. John’s University, Connecticut College, Three Rivers Community College and Yale University’s Youth Ministry Institute.
She holds a Master of Divinity from Yale University, and a master’s in education from Loyola University of Chicago. Her work and passion for theological education and social and prophetic justice are the fuel that drives her to learn more, serve others, and to lead with action.