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Fighting Poverty with Passion

In Case of Emergency – Alle Ehrhardt

From the get-go things have been reaching new heights at APEX Youth Center. (Do you see what I did there, reader? Apex? New heights? I’m so punny. Teehee :D) The … Continue reading

September 4, 2014

Field Report: Women With A Vision

Field Report: Women With A Vision My name is Mwende Katwiwa and I am a VISTA by way of the Tulane AmeriCorps Fellows program. I am a recent graduate of … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Field Report: Rosa Keller Community Center

Greetings blog! My name is Brianna Reddeman and I am so excited to begin my year as an AmeriCorps VISTA. I’m a recent Tulane graduate with a degree in French … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Back to (Elementary) School

Hello all, My name is Neal Dixit and I am a 5-week-old AmeriCorps VISTA member working at Homer A. Plessy Community School in the 7th ward. If the name Plessy sounds familiar, you’re correct in … Continue reading

August 24, 2014

New Orleans Fruit Tree Project – Cait Donohue

Hi! My name is Cait Donohue and I was born and raised in quiet Concord, New Hampshire. You probably know NH for its popular state motto- “Live Free or Die”.  After … Continue reading

August 24, 2014

Field Report – Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights: Sarah E

Three months and three gray hairs later, I am working on my last merger-related project. Unfortunately, that project is planning an event. For over 150 people. I don’t know what … Continue reading

August 22, 2014

Shang Wu – Wonderful First Month at Cafe Reconcile

Hello everybody, My name is Shang Wu and I’ll be the very first AmeriCorps VISTA working with Cafe Reconcile. I’m a recent graduate from Tulane University with a B.S. in … Continue reading

August 19, 2014

John Coyle- Building Capacity for a NEW Building

Hey ya’ll, My name is John Coyle and  I am thrilled to start my year as an Americorps VISTA at the Tulane City Center (our new website will go live next week, we … Continue reading

August 14, 2014

Griffith Hibbard-Curto – Busy, Bourgie Beginnings

Hello! I’m Griffith Hibbard-Curto from Geneva, Illinois. (but you can call me Griff!) I’m taking over for the wonderful Carol Chen as the Tulane AmeriCorps Service Leader VISTA at the … Continue reading

August 6, 2014

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

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