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March Field Report: Committee for a Better New Orleans- Nora Waters

March was a very exciting month for the Latinx Health Initiative. This project came together as a follow up to the “I Don’t Know Where To Go” health survey report … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

APEX Field Report – March

March at APEX was long but successful. We continued taking our yoga kids to New Orleans Bouldering Lounge every third Thursday. It’s a new rock climbing facility on Tchopitoulas Street. … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lafitte Greenway Bike & Bash: Safety Education

The Greenway has now been officially open for a month! At Friends of Lafitte Greenway we are in full swing with Green-Ups (community trash pick-up events), programming, and ongoing improvements … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Second Harvest Food Bank

Hello! February marks the beginning of the end of a long and fruitful citrus season. We have reached a harvest total of over 7ooo lbs (7679 to be exact) and … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adventures on the Cheap – Jackie Hammers-Crowell

I love a road trip. Even though our income has been low since we arrived in Louisiana in 2014 (VISTAs married to teachers don’t tend to be wealthy), I haven’t … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Field Report: BIA

The month of March is a busy time for the Broadmoor Improvement Association.  Our annual fundraising event, “Metamorphosis,” is coming up in April and planning is in full swing.  The … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Orleans Spring To Do List

New Orleans is full of fun and interesting places, particularly in the spring and summer.  After having spent four years here I have compiled a list of spring and summer … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Black History Month from WWAV!

Working at Women With A Vision has made me grow as a critical thinker, and has given me the tools to apply a deeper set of analysis to nonprofit work. In … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Broadmoor Improvement Association

It’s almost spring in New Orleans and that means..festival season! The festivals in NOLA range from highlighting homegrown food and talents (ie French Quarter Festival ) to showcasing local and … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

We Just Call It Home_ Project Homecoming March Field Report_ Sara Skjerli

“… the most important 4-letter word in the English language is not love. It is home.”

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment


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