Posts Tagged "International Social Work"

First Impressions

Note: This blog was written during my time in Cape Town, however due to difficulties with adequate internet connection, it is now being posted.  My first sight when we got to Robben Island   Ok… class officially began 2 days ago. Since then, it has been the beginning of an emotional roller-coaster! It is ...

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Ten things that have been said to me this summer that make it clear I am not in Denver

1.I’m leaving for The Hague tomorrow but when I get back you must come for coffee. 2. The bus stop is right across from the mosque. 3.I’m meeting a group of Lithuanians later today. I think they started their trip in Bulgaria, or maybe it was Macedonia. 4.This is where 500 men and boys ...

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A day of carnivals, basketball courts, students–of- the -week and genocide

Each year on the 11th of July a burial ceremony is held for those victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide who have been identified. This year I was invited to go to Srebrenica for the days leading up to the memorial ceremony and I went, looking forward to being with ...

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A day of carnivals, basketball courts, students–of- the -week and genocide

Each year on the 11th of July a burial ceremony is held for those victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide who have been identified. This year I was invited to go to Srebrenica for the days leading up to the memorial ceremony and I went, looking forward to being with ...

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NGO’s

Photography Credit: Laura Fran Labovitz The work we witnessed during our time interacting with various NGO’s around Cape Town was inspiring. After hearing from each of the agencies and spending a few days working for Afrika Tikkun, I have realized that my role, if I were to find a career in ...

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