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The Benefits of Working Remotely

One of the benefits of my current Americorps VISTA position at College Beyond is that I am often able to work remotely. I enjoy our office space, but due to … Continue reading

February 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

From Dull to Dullllicious Salad

Why are We Talking About Salads? There are weeks you conquer the cooking game. Every night cooking a meal you look forward to having for lunch the next day. Then … Continue reading

January 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Here for the New Year

With fewer outreach events in the couple of months leading up to Mardi Gras, it’s been a great time for reflection and goal setting for the Spring outreach season. It’s … Continue reading

January 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

End of the Year Reflections

Hey every one! I hope everyone has an enjoyable and restful break, no matter if you are spending time with family or not, or if spending time with family is … Continue reading

December 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Perks of Serving as Vista in New Orleans

When I chose New Orleans as the location to serve as an AmeriCorps Vista, I had no idea that besides the work and the organization that I had selected would … Continue reading

December 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Aidan M. – December Field Report

It’s hard to believe it’s already December. As I see pictures and videos of my family and friends still in the Northeast, I’m always thankful of the mild climate in … Continue reading

December 3, 2018 · 1 Comment

All in Fall

Fall in New Orleans has been amazing and I’ve been busy with volunteer management and community outreach for DiscoveryFEST with all of the amazing events that organizations have been hosting … Continue reading

November 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Advisory Council and Happy Hour

Hi errybody. The past few weeks have been very eventful for Community Works. On Thursday I lead the first ever Advisory Council meeting, which I’ve been planning for a while, … Continue reading

November 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Happiness at Work

The YMCA Education Services (YES!) program just held the Corporate Cup, a 5k race made up of local companies. The event had about 1,300 runners and raised the bulk of … Continue reading

November 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Really Wheelin and the Importance of Bike Safety Education

  How a church in the Lower Ninth Ward is working to get more people on bike.   Creating a Biking Community Really Wheeling is a free bike lending program … Continue reading

November 15, 2018 · Leave a comment



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