Location: New Orleans

October 2019

Josh

Josh studied political theory at Claremont McKenna College. He currently serves as a Life Skills Coordinator for Crescent Care, helping people of Greater New Orleans and Southeastern Louisiana navigate the healthcare system. Crescent Care’s mission is to offer comprehensive health … Continue reading

7th Oct, 2019

September 2019

Ariel

Ariel (she/her) is a recent graduate of Lewis & Clark’s Environmental Studies program where she honed her critical thinking, passion for environmental and social justice. Ariel currently serves at her placement, The Promise of Justice Initiative, as a Client and Family … Continue reading

27th Sep, 2019

Shoshana

Shoshana (she/her) spent the past four years studying the intersection of mathematics and the creative arts at Mills College in Oakland, CA. She is a professional jazz singer and has dabbled in almost all major art forms. Her academic passion … Continue reading

27th Sep, 2019

Juliana

Juliana (she/her) graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington where she studied Sociology and Psychology. Juliana currently serves at The First 72+/Rising Foundations, deepening her understanding of mass incarceration and racial justice in the US.

27th Sep, 2019

Lian

Lian currently serves at Voice of the Experienced (VOTE), which fights for the full restoration of civil and human rights for all people, particularly those who have been convicted by the criminal justice system and the communities they represent. She … Continue reading

27th Sep, 2019

Jacob

Jacob (he/him) graduated from Grinnell College with a degree in History. At Grinnell, Jacob served as a leader in the Jewish community and worked in the College Garden. He serves at Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center as a … Continue reading

27th Sep, 2019

Mariel “Mar”

Mar (they/them) has been working at the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement and volunteering for a student-run crisis hotline at Washington University in St. Louis. They serve at Crescent Care, which offers comprehensive health and wellness services to … Continue reading

27th Sep, 2019

Gwen

Gwen (she/her) is a recent graduate of the University of Virginia, where she was an American Studies major with a concentration in Southern Studies. She currently serves as a Program Assistant at the Innocence Project of New Orleans, whose mission … Continue reading

27th Sep, 2019

Kira

Kira (she/her) attended the University of Michigan for Art and Community Social Change. For the past year, Kira has been working as a painter and art restorer, volunteering with an art gallery/maker space and an elementary school, and being an … Continue reading

27th Sep, 2019

Jacob F.

Jacob (he/him) recently graduated from Pitzer College where he studied Sociology and Economics. He currently serves as a Move-in Specialist with UNITY of Greater New Orleans, whose mission is to coordinate community partnerships to prevent, reduce and end homelessness.

27th Sep, 2019
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