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Fighting Poverty with Passion


Hey- did you know that VISTA’s don’t make much money? Yeah. I feel it. I’m also increasingly worried that I am burning up my high-earning years without adding to my … Continue reading

May 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Yes, You Can Bike to Work When It’s Humid

In April, Bike Easy hosts the Bike Easy Challenge a month-long free competition to get more people riding bikes. One of the main events is Bike to Work Day in … Continue reading

May 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Anna – Pho-eeenix

Some pictures from our time at the VISTA conference in Phoenix 🙂  

May 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Year-End Reflections

As the summer heat is quickly approaching in New Orleans, this VISTA year nears its end, and my anxieties about the future begin to unfold. I’ve had a unique experience … Continue reading

May 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Aidan M. – May Field Report

  Earlier this week I had the pleasure of attending the UNITY of Greater New Orleans Annual Meeting. If you’re too lazy to click the link, UNITY of Greater New … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Anna – Quiet in the City

Some thoughts/quotes about finding alone time and utilizing it, as well as how to make your time alone and time with others more mindful: Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular … Continue reading

April 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Spring in New Orleans means Music Festivals

This is the best season yet to be living and working in New Orleans. The flowers are blooming, the weather is ideal, the sun seems to shine more often and … Continue reading

April 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

STEM Library Lab Launches it’s First Fundraising Campaign!

Every month seems to present new challenges and opportunities for me during my VISTA term. This month we are launching our GiveNOLA Day campaign. This is my first time planning … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

5 Simple Ways to Destress

While it’s true that serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA Member is a rewarding experience, it is not without its challenges. Someone who has chosen to dedicate a year of life … Continue reading

April 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Workin’ 9 to 5

If you’re really lucky and traveling on the bridge from the West Bank in the afternoon, there is a high chance that you’ll see me dancing and singing my way … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · Leave a comment



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