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Field Report: Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

Still pluggin’ away at YRNO, “building capacity,” as any good VISTA is wont to do. Since we’ve committed our Super Service Challenge booty to a new property, we’re back in … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Tulane City Center

This month has been very rewarding, as I completed three projects that I had been working on in collaboration with a few other VISTAs! This week StayLocal! had a release … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Partnering for Success

The Central City Neighborhood Guides are finally here! We now have 15,000 copies stacked in neat rows inundating our small office that are ready to be distributed. Though our work … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beau Braddock: The VISTA Learning Process

Hi everybody, thanks for checking back in. It feels like March flew by, and with everything going on in April, it seems like May will be here before I know … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Women With A Vision

We have had a busy month at Women With A Vision where of our newest programs, the “Have Faith in Reproductive Justice”, finally reached a reporting and action milestone. The … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Center for Restorative Approaches – Serving What?

What does it mean to serve a nation without holding a gun or flying a jet? No one will be surprised to learn that Angela Davis is a major hero … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

GiveNOLA Day 2015- Eden House

Last winter I remember a staff member coming to an Eden House staff meeting after a workshop at Greater New Orleans Foundation and explaining GiveNOLA Day to us. After getting … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Spring has Sprung – Cowen Institute Field Report

It’s getting warmer out there! The familiar feeling of the too-hot sun making me roll up my sleeves as I walk to work is back, which means that spring is … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Orleans VISTA Influences – Alexandra Ehrhardt

April. April, 2015–Time is flying. I am playing historian this month, reader. It’s time to look back upon the documented and undocumented incidents that have happened during my VISTA year. … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · 5 Comments

Marching On: Field Report- Committee For a Better New Orleans

Springtime has arrived! It’s so beautiful out and it makes me want to spend all my time outside. I love spring, especially in New Orleans. There’s so much going on and people … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · 1 Comment


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