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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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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

Happy COVID Holidays?

This time of year tends to be really busy at Covenant House, for everyone in every department, and this year is certainly no exception. Every year, Covenant House staff prepares … Continue reading

December 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

My First Month in Service

I have been working at Brinton Family Health and Healing Center for almost two months now. This organization works in providing free community health resources and support. Our Krewe de … Continue reading

December 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

First Month Reflections

By: Maurice Huff (Depaul USA New Orleans) So far I have been enjoying my time working for Depaul. I wouldn’t say that I am shell shocked by everything that I … Continue reading

November 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

A lesson in navigating nuance and change

Fall finally appeared at the end of the long, winding tunnel that was Summer 2020. It was the sparkling sliver of hope and change, and it reminded me that eventually, … Continue reading

November 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Eating Soup at 12:30

When I started service, I didn’t take any breaks. I worked through lunch and ate snacks while hunched over my laptop. The only time I would rest my mind would … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment



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