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Fighting Poverty with Passion


Friday Calender for April April 6th- Good Friday!!! Enjoy your day off! April 13th-Professional Development Guest- Assistant Director of Campus Community Partnership of Tulane’s Center for Public Service, Amanda  Buberger- … Continue reading

March 30, 2012

Field Report: Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

The past few weeks I’ve gotten a chance to get back to my roots and volunteer in a more hands-on manner, which I’ve loved.  As Spring Break groups come in … Continue reading

March 29, 2012

Field Report: Center for Urban and Regional Affairs

  The first few months of my service, my projects were focused on figuring out what people living in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro area liked, disliked, and wanted within their … Continue reading

March 29, 2012

Field Report: Southern Food and Beverage Museum

        Thanks Howard University! Earlier this month students from Howard University came down to New Orleans for the HU Alternative Spring Break Program.  Let me just start by … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Field Report: Kedila Family Learning Services

This month has been a unique one for me; we have been working on a ton of grants! Submitting them has been stressful though. I even had to work on … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

Field Report: Urban Research and Outreach/ Engagement Center

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place” – George Bernard Shaw   Communicate, meet, plan, and action….these are some of the ways that … Continue reading

March 23, 2012

What’s Next? Public Service After College

New Orleans, LA, March 21st, 2012– In recent years, Tulane students have become increasingly engaged in the New Orleans community, in a large part due to the public service graduation … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Field Report: VISTA Leader

Mike Jayes, Joseph Clark High School

AmeriCorps Week 2012!

March 21, 2012

Field Report: ARISE Academy

I’ve been a VISTA for 6 months! Ok folks, it has been six months and I can truly say that I am happy to have made it this far. There … Continue reading

March 20, 2012

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

March              One exciting thing that happened at Green Light recently was that our staff got to find out all about a New Orleans icon: the streetcar! The Streetcar Barn, … Continue reading

March 15, 2012



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