Tulane VISTA Blog

Fighting Poverty with Passion

And on the pedestal these words appear

On the last night I spent in Deming, I pulled two lightning bolts of gaffer tape off my bedroom window. My first roommate in New Orleans was a filmmaker and, … Continue reading

July 31, 2014

Panicked at the Post Office

I had a disturbing moment this morning; it was very unsettling. Someone was nice to me. And I didn’t even know them. It all started when I was caught staring … Continue reading

July 25, 2014

Field Report: Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

This is undoubtedly the most bittersweet of field reports. As I revealed in May, I’m returning for a second year as YRNO’s Tulane AmeriCorps VISTA, starting today, and that’s tremendous. … Continue reading

July 21, 2014

Summer at Eden House!

As my VISTA term nears an end, we at Eden House have had the opportunity to work on some long needed projects. We are now at our peak with 11 incredible interns. Not … Continue reading

July 15, 2014

My First Essence Festival!

I would have to say that last weekend was probably one of the best weekends I’ve had in a long time! I attended my first Essence Festival with two of … Continue reading

July 11, 2014

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Job

The Year of Cognitive Dissonance or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Job As our time draws to a close, I and a few of the other … Continue reading

July 10, 2014

Field Report: A’s & Aces

The month of June for A’s & Aces signifies the beginning of our 7 week long summer camp. With over 160 campers at over 3 camps around the city, my weeks … Continue reading

July 9, 2014



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