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Fighting Poverty with Passion

Field Report: BIA-Giving thanks

I am now nearing my fourth month as a Tulane AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow at the BIA and I must say that this month has been both exciting and stressful. On November … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Volunteers

Café Reconcile recently brought our HiSET (High School Equivalency) Program in-house in order to provide a more structured, intentional program for our students. Due to the nature of our employment … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rudyard Kipling’s If

Rudyard Kipling was 30 years old when he wrote his the poem, “If”. In this poem, the author is having a discussion with his son about life and the adversity … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Broadmoor: Lousiana’s First Neighborhood Improvement District

Tis’ the season to get out and vote! The month of November brings us joyous occasions, Thanksgiving, fall weather, sweaters, the countdown to winter holidays, and of course VOTING. If … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

AmeriCorps ~ The time to Join a Movement

The Center for Restorative Approaches and AmeriCorps VISTA both have been such an eye opening experience. Being surrounded by passionate individuals who are fighting for social justice has made me … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Grand Opening of The Lafitte Greenway: Connecting Neighborhoods in New Orleans

It was an emotional morning for myself and many others who witnessed the grand opening of the new public green space in New Orleans, The Lafitte Greenway. A vision that … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Halloween from Freret!

Halloween is over, but that doesn’t mean that the spirits aren’t still lurking around. The past month has been very busy at the center as we planned for the 9th … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Second Harvest Food Bank

I know people have been waiting a while for the arrival of the tank and I can finally say it is here! Right now, we are just priming the tank … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights

The Juvenile In Justice exhibit is finally up and running!  After months of coordinating logistics, soliciting and organizing partner organizations, and getting the word out to the public and the … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Busy Fall for the BIA

We are gearing up for a busy Fall at the Broadmoor Improvement Association with many events and important deadlines on the horizon.  The most anticipated of these events is the … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment


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