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Fighting Poverty with Passion

We Just Call It Home_ Project Homecoming March Field Report_ Sara Skjerli

“… the most important 4-letter word in the English language is not love. It is home.”

March 17, 2016

The Kids Are Alright – Beau Braddock

The spring is flying by! It’s graduation time here at Tulane, and all of the seniors and graduate students are preparing for the big weekend of festivities, their families coming … Continue reading

May 29, 2015

20 Years of GNOFHAC – Beau Braddock

Welcome back readers! It’s that somber time of year in New Orleans: Mardi Gras and Carnival are over, Lent is in full swing, no one is eating chocolate, it’s cold, … Continue reading

February 25, 2015

Feeling Thankful – Beau Braddock

So it’s Winter here in the South, which for all of you Yankees means frigid 60 degree temps, partly cloudy skies, and way less trips to Audubon Park and the … Continue reading

January 16, 2015

Binders Full of Sustainability – CPS – Beau Braddock

Happy New Year folks! Thanks for reading my post! Well, it’s that time of year. All of my work and notes from the past six months is being synthesized, condensed, … Continue reading

January 8, 2015

Like a Code Blanket – Beau Braddock

So you write in SQL code, huh? How many databases have you made? Is there any chance you could help me out with some pretty simple Python language? I’m working … Continue reading

October 16, 2014

Advice: Take Advantage of Your Opportunities

Since beginning my term in August, it has been such a whirlwind of ups and downs! Despite the challenges, I can honestly say I’ve enjoyed being here in New Orleans, … Continue reading

December 12, 2013

Farewell, Lucy!

The SoFAB Culinary Library is open! This is exciting for me because when I first began my VISTA terms 2 years ago the museum had just purchased a building with … Continue reading

November 23, 2013

Field Report: New VISTA at A’s & Aces – Chao Li

I just started my term at A’s & Aces, this month. We have had more than 140 children at our 3 camp sites this past summer. We started with a busy … Continue reading

August 18, 2013

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

When I began my VISTA term at the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights, the organization was called Juvenile Regional Services. They were in the middle of a re-branding campaign, and … Continue reading

August 13, 2013



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