Month: April 2011

April 2011

Misdiagnosing Poverty

Gillian Locascio, from Tacoma, WA, is an alum of AVODAH New Orleans. Currently, she works with local residents on a community health project in Western Panama. This piece originally appeared on here. ‘Common indeed are the ethnographies in which poverty and inequality, the end result … Continue reading

29th Apr, 2011

The Housing Rights Movement: A Conversation

Avital Aboody is from Sherman Oaks, CA and attended University of California at Berkeley. As a New York Corps member, she works as a Tenant Organizer at Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB). This piece originally appeared on The here. The third weekend in March, … Continue reading

11th Apr, 2011

Cherry Blossoms and Jewish Advocacy

Michal Rosenoer is from the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated from UC Berkeley. As a DC Corps member, she is a Behrend Builders Community Service Coordinator at the DC JCC. This piece originally appeared on The Blog at 16th and Q. With the Cherry Blossom Festival commencing … Continue reading

6th Apr, 2011