-Elizabeth “Betsy” Lopez, AmeriCorps VISTA Visit New Orleans Outreach, to learn more about the Outreach program and volunteer opportunities in your area.
APRIL The end of the semester is drawing near, and we have begun to wrap up our semester programs. For the volunteer team at Outreach, one of the most important … Continue reading
Question: how does one survive two weeks of little sleep? Answer: I am addicted to coffee. I know tea is better for you, but I just cannot stand the taste … Continue reading
Part of my role as an AmeriCorps*VISTA with New Orleans Outreach is to plan and execute volunteer projects at New Orleans Outreach’s partner schools. I have learned there is an … Continue reading
One of my favorite parts about working for New Orleans Outreach is watching the end-of-semester showcases and parent-information nights at each of our partner schools. On the final day of … Continue reading
A few months ago, I attended the screening of Waiting for Superman. Working in public schools, I often wish there was a superman** that could just come in and reform … Continue reading
I have been so happy with the dedication and perseverance of many of our service learners this semester. Most of them are fulfilling their service-learning requirement as tutors for students … Continue reading