Author Archives: amlauzon

Work in Progress

WORK IN PROGRESS It is the fourth full day in New Orleans and I am sitting in the living room of our volunteer bunkhouse, chatting and laughing with eight other University of Calgary students that I hardly knew five days … Continue reading

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NAPI

Before arriving in the Yukon, the group completed levels I and II of the N.A.P.I. program. The N.A.P.I. program is based on the University of Calgary’s leadership training program, however it has been modified to include Indigenous perspectives and knowledge. … Continue reading

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Arriving in the Yukon

June 30th, 2016 It’s hard to believe it is only day four!  Our days have been packed with activity which is making the time fly by.  Tessa and Alycia (our fearless leaders) warned us in our pre-trip workshops to be … Continue reading

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ucalgarycares Global Citizenship – Day 1 & 2

It’s been four days and it’s awesome so far, I did everything I was expecting from this trip. I discussed community issues with different perspective and talked on their solutions, met some inspiring people who are working hard for bringing … Continue reading

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ucalgarycares! We Shall Be Together by Danny Ahmed

ucaglarycares! We Shall Be Together By Danny Ahmed Solidarity, We travel Forth in boots, uggs, or flat shoes Toronto, the Eastern City of Canada One of the first, we walk In the limbs of the past Where the future ideally … Continue reading

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Global Citizenship 2016 Day 1 & 2

Here is a little video we made just as an update to let all you know how’s it going and what we’ve been up to! Enjoy! 🙂

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Etosha National Park

Our journey to the Etosha National Park of Namibia last weekend started at 3AM. We drove out of Wadadee Katutura onto the straightest highways I’ve ever been on. (fun fact: in Namibia foreigners have the highest number of accidents due … Continue reading

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Learning Goals & the BNC

July 9, 2014 The group met at 10am this morning to go check-in and discuss our learning plans. We had made our learning plans in Calgary and discussed them previously at our pre-service workshop. A learning plan focuses on your … Continue reading

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Township Tour

On Sunday I was part of the group that took part in a tour of the township of Katutura in Windhoek. Patrick, who grew up in Katutura and has since completed his master’s degree in International Educational Development, gave us … Continue reading

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First Day at the BNC

July 4, 2014  Yesterdays’ highlight is, without a doubt, our visit to the BNC. The BNC is a supplementary education center for young Namibian boys and girls falling behind in school because they lack the academic support. We visited the … Continue reading

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