Season 2009

Martin Behrman Elementary School

Author: Lise Nielsen

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Description: Students at Behrman received three books over the course of the school year from Reading Is Fundamental.


Yoga First, Reading Later

Author: Lise Nielsen

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Description: Communities In Schools' Missy Garcia leads 2nd graders in yoga before they begin afternoon tutoring in reading.


Governor "Butch" Otter and I

Author: Cara Abdo

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Description: Working on improving the quality of child care in Idaho, my Vista position has been following a basic daycare licensing bill through legislation. A few weeks ago, we received word that the bill had passed! I decided to ask the governor for a meeting and meet the man that signed the bill.


Helping Feed the Hungry at Focus:HOPE

Author: Heather Hussin

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Description: Arab Americans and non-Arabs gathered at the 5th National Arab American Service Day to prepare food packages for the needy.


Sending Food to Those in Need.

Author: Heather Hussin

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Going to Nothing, to Have a New Beginning

Author: Erika Rydberg

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Description: This is one of the students who came with me on an ASB trip I organized with the students from the University I work at to Galveston TX. My camera is pretty simple, but I do have some manual tools, with which I was able to capture this photo. The student is helping gut a house we were working on tha


We Can Rise Above

Author: Erika Rydberg

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Description: This photo is taken after a day of gutting in a house together with the ASB students I led. We were in Galveston, TX. The destruction is from Hurricane Ike. It is amazing how many possessions can be reduced to nothing.


The Power of One

Author: Erika Rydberg

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Description: This student, also on the ASB trip to Galveston, TX made this gesture after FEMA came to pick up everything we had removed from the house.


Painting = Power

Author: Erika Rydberg

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Description: Another picture from another home in Galveston. One of the ASB students paints a home.


Homeless, Not Hopeless

Author: Kevin May

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Description: Kelly once had a job and a place to live. Today, all he has is Scurfy, his beloved companion. Now, through the efforts of an AmeriCorps VISTA, Kelley also has a little hope for the future.


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