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June Friday Schedule

1st – Service Project             ARISE Academy Art Festival 8th– Professional Development             Training Social Entrepreneurship 15th– Documentary Series             The Interrupters 22- Professional Development             Funding Seed- Nora Elltersen … Continue reading

May 31, 2012

Field Report: Evacuteer.org

  I live on a construction site. Okay, so not really on the site, but pretty darn close. The Loyola Avenue streetcar project is happening right outside my window. The drilling, the buzzing, … Continue reading

May 30, 2012

Field Report: Samuel J. Green

To celebrate the end of the year at our school, we held our annual Green Fest celebration. All of the enrichment classes showed off an artpiece or performed as a … Continue reading

May 29, 2012

Field Report: Southern Food and Beverage Museum

I started by leading a Kids Pasta Workshop where I taught kids how to make pasta from scratch. We covered our hands in flour and made a nice mini-meal where … Continue reading

May 29, 2012

Field Report: Joseph S. Clark

Get up and get down at the First Annual Clark Prep Jam!  The evening will feature performances by Kermit Ruffins and the Barbeque Swingers, TBC Brass Band, Gaynielle Neville and … Continue reading

May 29, 2012

Field Report: Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

  After volunteering with Green Light New Orleans last Friday, I have another perspective to view my VISTA year from.  Driving through the city in our small groups off 3-5, … Continue reading

May 29, 2012

Field Report: Puentes New Orleans

May Field Report: Puentes New Orleans I am officially at the half way point of my service. This past month has gone by so quickly. I only realize that when … Continue reading

May 23, 2012

Field Report: Kedila Family Learning Services

Springtime in Nola means festival time. There are free or cheap festivals almost every week that celebrate the food and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana. One of these is … Continue reading

May 16, 2012

Apply to Be a Tulane AmeriCorps VISTA! – “Hunger is Not a Game”- Meme 1.5


May 15, 2012

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

Lately, I have been working on putting together a brochure for volunteers about what to do when they come to New Orleans. A lot of our volunteers from come from … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 1 Comment



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