Posts Tagged "community"

Green Visions. And giving back

Since the moment I walked in the door at Green Visions- tucked away in an odd shade of pink apartment complex that was built before the 1984 Olympics (most specifically, as housing for the Olympic competitors and trainers) it has been a remarkable experience.   I have been surrounded by ...

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Wilderness Trip

During the wilderness trip with EducoAfrica I learned a lot about my limits and my own styles of learning. Overall, the trip was very challenging for me. I have hiked many times before, but I do not like camping and never backpacked. The trip stretched my limits and challenged me ...

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Wilderness Trip

During the wilderness trip with EducoAfrica I learned a lot about my limits and my own styles of learning. Overall, the trip was very challenging for me. I have hiked many times before, but I do not like camping and never backpacked. The trip stretched my limits and challenged me ...

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El valor de la comunidad

Después de una semana aquí, me siento agradecida tener la oportunidad participar con un grupo excelente. Cada persona en este viaje , incluyendo yo mismo, están demasiado cansadas y todavía tenemos una semana mas. Es un proceso difícil y agotador, pero mientras pasamos mucho tiempo juntos nos hacemos mas cerca. Este ...

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Living vs Surviving !

RESILIENCE is what continues to come up for me as I continue to read the articles assigned and watch the videos on South Africa.  I have survived through various types of trauma and this class brings up memories where I had felt oppressed, degraded, shamed, helpless …. I am so proud of ...

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Living vs Surviving !

RESILIENCE is what continues to come up for me as I continue to read the articles assigned and watch the videos on South Africa.  I have survived through various types of trauma and this class brings up memories where I had felt oppressed, degraded, shamed, helpless …. I am so proud of ...

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Bosnia 2.0

What a gift. It has been approximately one year since I left Bosnia. I must first express my deep gratitude as I have been given an amazing opportunity to be here for a second time. Coming back began with an invitation followed by paperwork and other priority to-dos, finishing my master’s ...

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Afrika Tikkun

Working for Afrika Tikkun was such a blessing. They provide a huge variety of services to countless families in the Delft township. Afterschool youth development programs, computer training, fine arts such as dance and music, in-home family support, and outpatient health care among others. Of all the work we were able ...

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Conservation Education in Rural Sichuan: The Road to Conservation Social Work is Not Paved—but Filled with Good Interventions

(Apologies for the cheesy title) It’s been an exciting 9 days, having just returned from traveling in 2 rural counties in Sichuan province. On the 5th of July I set out with Professor Sarah Bexell, another staff member from the Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding’s Conservation Education Department, and ...

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