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Fighting Poverty with Passion


2020 hasn’t turned out exactly how I thought it would, which I feel like can be generalized to most of the world at this point. Had Future Haley appeared to … Continue reading

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On Monotony

When I was younger, I dreaded the idea of working a 9 to 5 in an office with dull walls and even duller tasks. I feared losing my youth, my … Continue reading

March 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Suddenly I’m a Photographer

I was recently tasked with taking product photos for the Arc GNO bead website and boy did I show out. That’s right y’all. Hire me and my iPhone X for … Continue reading

February 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Can We Stop Talking about COVID Now?

… No, no we may not stop talking about COVID-19. Or so it seems to me, as a COVID glow covers everything that I do as a Volunteer Coordinator. As … Continue reading

February 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Racial Disparities in Healthcare

This month is Black History month and usually around this time we hear of the same few watered down stories of Rosa Parks and MLK Jr. My Jefferson Parish Public … Continue reading

February 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Little Changes Matter

The title of this blog is an actual quote my director told me as I was leaving work the other day. My January had started rough, as I’m sure many … Continue reading

February 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Halfway Point!

Cliché as it may sound, I am shocked that I am over halfway done with my AmeriCorps VISTA year. So much has been smashed into this period that it is … Continue reading

January 13, 2021 · 1 Comment

Stepping out of 2020 and into 2021

Happy New Year! This year has been off to a great start so far and I am excited to experience all that 2021 has in store. My VISTA service began … Continue reading

January 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

New Year, New Challenges

This is year is already off to a strange start with a controversial call from the President to the Georgia Secretary of State and then an attack on the U.S. … Continue reading

January 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

What Mardi Gras is Supposed to Look Like

Maggie Rose, Arc GNO VISTA Happy first day of Mardi Gras! It’s 12th night! (That means you can eat King Cake now). This year Mardi Gras will look different in … Continue reading

January 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Getting to Know the Arc of Greater New Orleans pt. 1

It’s hard to believe I’ve been with the Arc for almost 6 months now! Since starting in mid-June, I’ve learned a lot. An unexpected lesson: how to work efficiently during … Continue reading

December 16, 2020 · Leave a comment



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