Month: March 2011

March 2011

The Power of Solidarity

Emily Hoffman is from Charleston, South Carolina, and studied at Wesleyan University. She is currently a New York City Corps member serving as an advocate at the Brooklyn social services organization, Neighbors Together. One of my favorite writers, Josh Healey, has a … Continue reading

28th Mar, 2011

The Gatekeepers

Polly Clare-Rothe is from Oakland, CA, attended Weslyan University and works as the Legal Clinic Coordinator at Bread for the City. Ri Turner attended Cornell University and works as a Medical Clinic Coordinator at Bread for the City, which provides vulnerable residents of Washington, … Continue reading

16th Mar, 2011

Conversations in the Kitchen

Shayna Tivona grew up in Ashland, Oregon and attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where she learned to appreciate the combination of culinary art and conversation. She works at Housing Unlimited, Inc. a non-profit in Silver Spring, Maryland, that … Continue reading

14th Mar, 2011

Back to School

Liz London is from New York City. She graduated from Vassar College in May of last year after concentrating in creative writing. As a Chicago Corps member she works as a Program Assistant at America SCORES Chicago, a soccer, creative writing and … Continue reading

9th Mar, 2011

The View from Madison

By: Eli Wykell This piece originally appeared at here. Let me give you a glimpse of my past few weeks: Last Saturday I joined 100,000 of my fellow Wisconsinites to express dismay at our governor’s plan to dismantle collective … Continue reading

8th Mar, 2011