Month: March 2014

March 2014

Stories Within Stories

By Dena Franco One night a few weeks ago, we had our first AVODAH programming lesson in advocacy. We were all sitting in a circle, expecting a discussion about social justice, as was the norm. But the facilitator began by … Continue reading

31st Mar, 2014

A Tale of Two Mardis Gras

Part One: Rayza Goldsmith My post-graduation move to New Orleans was by no means an accident. The summer before my senior year of college, I found myself ruling out job opportunities and programs if they weren’t available in New Orleans. … Continue reading

28th Mar, 2014

Making Education More Accessible

By Ivan Porto “Open the email” “I can’t–I’m scared. What if I didn’t get in?” “Well, If you don’t open the email, we’ll never know. Just open the email and we’ll find out!” A calm Friday morning suddenly became nerve-wracking. … Continue reading

25th Mar, 2014