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NOFTP is Planting for the Future!

This past month I have been focused on organizing a new program for NOFTP. I am excited to announce Planting for the Future, a project in partnership with New Orleans … Continue reading

September 22, 2014

Education until Saturation

Greetings from Plessy! When you guys last heard from me we here at Homer A. Plessy Community School were preparing for the first day of school. I have good news; … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

This month, I took a trip in my time machine. For starters, being in my second VISTA term at YRNO automatically means I’ve begun to re-live moments, such as at … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Tulane City Center-John Coyle

There has been a lot going on at TCC lately and this month went by fast. I feel very lucky to be part of all the new responsibilities associated with … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Building the Foundation

Hi! I’m Krishna and I’m a Tulane VISTA originally from New York. After spending the last few years living Uptown and studying cell and molecular biology at Tulane, I am … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Somewhere Over the River

A day full of great conversation, light shopping, and great food begs the question, “Are we working hard, or hardly working?” I always say Urban Conservancy is involved with anything … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Eden House-Helen Lindau

When I think of the word “home” I think of coming home from work, taking off my shoes, changing into comfortable clothes, having a snack, or taking a nap. I … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Wilson Charter School – Sheana Turner

Hi, I’m Sheana Turner, an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow currently serving at Andrew H. Wilson Charter School. I’m a mother of two boys, Jaiden and Royale. Last year at this time I … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Freret Neighborhood Center – Liz Jurey

My name is Liz Jurey and I’m a Tulane VISTA with the Freret Neighborhood Center.  I grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana — not too far from New Orleans.  I … Continue reading

September 11, 2014

Friday and Saturday – AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Events

Friday and Saturday – AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Events.

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

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