Season 2009

Yoga in Prison

Author: Andrew Carter

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Description: Working with a group of peer educators who were incarcerated, our AmeriCorps team helped put on a health fair for approximately 800 women incarcerated in Oklahoma.


Aloha via text message

Author: Jessie Stone

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Description: Even in "underprivileged" areas many students know how to text message, and do it well! Here, a local Hawaiian High Schooler sends her appreciation for my after-school explanation of the day's subject via text.


Students' bond

Author: Jessie Stone

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Description: Teachers often talk about the importance of "classroom culture." Here in this picture, these 11th grade students stay during lunch to say goodbye to one of their classmates, who is moving back to the mainland. A beautiful moment in time, representative of the students' warmth and sense of caring!


"Davant Park" New Orleans, LA

Author: Talia Rubin

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Description: In a project to rebuild "Davant Park" in New Orleans, we met with community members now living in FEMA trailers on the grounds. These incredible individuals used to socialize in this community center, now in shambles from Hurricane Katrina. Our hope is to rebuild this site in order for them to con


New Orleans, LA

Author: Talia Rubin

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Description: While touring the 9th ward in New Orleans, LA, we witnessed a great deal of rubble still remaining years after Hurricane Katrina hit. Our dream is to have the ability to improve the life and the surrounding areas for the citizens of the 9th Ward.


The Road to a New Future

Author: Talia Rubin

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Description: Using recycled pieces of roofing materials, this road was paved leading to a new future for residents of New Orleans, LA.


Making Fans Around the Country

Author: Luong Huynh

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Description: AmeriCorps NCCC Pacific Region Team, Gold 4, makes a fan after a long day of clearing brush for wildfire survivors in Ramona, CA


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Author: Dan Condon

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Description: Stanley Richards, Public Allies Teaching Fellow, provides his spin skills at the Eagle Rock School poetry slam. Eagle Rock is a year-round, residential, and full-scholarship school that works with young people who have found success elusive in conventional school settings.


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Author: Dan Condon

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Description: Public Allies Teaching Fellows reporting for duty at the Eagle Rock School & Professional Development Center in Estes Park, Colorado. Eagle Rock is a year-round, residential, and full-scholarship school that works with young people who have found success elusive in conventional school settings.


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Author: Dan Condon

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Description: Public Allies Teaching Fellow Donnie Adams meets with a student from Eagle Rock School & Professional Development Center in Estes Park, CO. ERS is a year-round, residential, and full-scholarship school that works with young people who have found success elusive in conventional school settings.


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