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Field Report- Greenway Soiree

When I stepped into the Greenway office on August 18th, the talk of the office was the Greenway Soiree. October 6th was a date that I had engrained in the … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Field Report 2: 504HealthNet- Meg Nielsen

Don’t forget to get your Flu Shot! As part of my work for Tulane AmeriCorps VISTA/ 504HealthNet, I am helping to create a plan for social media. Health Care covers … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Woodlands Conservancy

Despite the humidity, it was an absolutely beautiful week in the forest!  The fall flowers are in bloom and the wildlife is out and about.  Here are some pictures I … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Getting down with the Get Down at LPHI

It’s only been about 2 months since I have moved to New Orleans and started working with the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), but I already feel like I have been here … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Entrepreneurship, Design, & Inclusive Development

Fund 17 works with community entrepreneurs to grow their small businesses. The broader goal: create sustainable livelihoods, so that these entrepreneurs increase the positive impact they have on their communities. … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Moonlight Market 2017

  This past weekend, I went to Moonlight Market, Crescent City Farmers Market‘s annual fundraiser. Happily, I tasted food from some of the finest local restaurants in New Orleans and … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Field Report: Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans – Talia Latch

I’ve lived in New Orleans for a little over four years. I learn more about and see more of this city every day. I tried to make my way around … Continue reading

October 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Field Report: DiscoveryFEST-Haley Mack

Hi there! I’d like to take this first blog post opportunity to introduce myself and explain my role for this VISTA year. My name is Haley Mack and I am … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

THE COOKIE CHRONICLES

Blog 1: Warming up…  When one hears the name Girl Scout, the average individual immediately thinks of two c’s, and they are cookies and camps. I am a guilty average because … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Field Report: YES! – Aidan M.

A little over two months ago, I drove down to New Orleans from Albany, NY. On this journey, I had a lot of things in my car. My vehicle contained … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

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