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Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

  July In order to connect with the volunteers for the ELCA event, we’ve designed a social media map to help them and their families find out about the projects … Continue reading

August 7, 2012

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

  You might not know this, but Green Light New Orleans does things other than installing light bulbs. In fact, we have a whole other program called Tip the Block, … Continue reading

June 21, 2012

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

Lately, I have been working on putting together a brochure for volunteers about what to do when they come to New Orleans. A lot of our volunteers from come from … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

  First of all, the most exciting thing that has happened at Green Light recently, is that at the end of March, we reached our goal of installing 90,000 light … Continue reading

April 10, 2012

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

March              One exciting thing that happened at Green Light recently was that our staff got to find out all about a New Orleans icon: the streetcar! The Streetcar Barn, … Continue reading

March 15, 2012

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

Well, its 9:30pm and for work-related reasons I’m still in the office.  This will be my last week at Green Light New Orleans and unfortunately my last field report with … Continue reading

November 21, 2011

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

The August heat is accelerating and it certainly has been a challenge working in this energy efficient office.  Most especially after lunch, it becomes extremely difficult to concentrate when its … Continue reading

August 3, 2011

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

Wow.  It’s getting hot out there.  As an AmeriCorps VISTA serving an energy efficient organization, it is becoming more and more apparent to me how energy inefficient cooling systems can … Continue reading

July 7, 2011

Field Report: Green Light of New Orleans

Just finished VISTA month #7—BUT who’s counting! =] I keep saying this repeatedly throughout my field reports, but I can’t help it.  Time is really flying by! I just can’t … Continue reading

June 15, 2011

Field Report: Green Light New Orleans

The focus of Green Light New Orleans has drastically changed since the first time I had started here.  For the first couple months, the office was very slow as we … Continue reading

May 5, 2011 · 1 Comment

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