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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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(Almost) Parting Thoughts

Another milestone for my VISTA experience, & one of the last – my final blog post of this experience! I still have another month until my official last day, & … Continue reading

June 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Fully Vaccinated…Now What?

This past year has been very challenging. Dealing with the pandemic and social distancing has been difficult. I am grateful that I have had the chance to be vaccinated. But … Continue reading

June 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Somebody call the FEDS!

This past year I have been the Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator for Jane Place. My primary responsibility at my organization is to run the Renters Rights Hotline. Anyone can … Continue reading

June 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

too much to do and too little time

Lately I have been feeling more exhausted than usual. I know I need to make time for self care and to rest. I will probably be using my PTO soon. … Continue reading

June 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Collaborating

For the past few weeks a few organizations that work with the Latinx community in the Greater New Orleans area have been communicating via email and zoom meetings on collaborating … Continue reading

May 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

7 and 2 Blogs: Seven Experiences via The First 72+/Two Pieces of Wisdom

Finally submitting my first blog surrounding my time here at The First 72+ that began four months ago! I knooooow, long time. I get it!  Allow me to introduce you … Continue reading

May 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

The show must go on…

These past months have been interesting so far. I feel more comfortable working at DepaulUSA. That anxiety that you have when you start working at a new place has went … Continue reading

May 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Your Fast Fashion Should Not Be Your Local Nonprofit’s Problem

*Disclaimer: There have been activists for years speaking out against fast fashion, in addition to other environmentalists that have been doing other amazing, much-needed work related to the issues touched … Continue reading

April 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

opening a dialogue

Part of my responsibilities at as program coordinator at Brinton is to manage interns. We have full team weekly meeting where we go over professional development topics. I have decided … Continue reading

April 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Health and economic outcomes – are the connected? (yes, they are.)

As someone who wants to go into medicine and work on dismantling health disparities in our community, I jump at the opportunity to help anyone at Covenant House with health-related … Continue reading

March 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

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