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A Week in New Orleans: Five Photos

The ucalgarycares Building Healthy Communities and Food and Justice teams spent their Reading Weeks learning about food security, the social determinants of health, and what it means to build and live in a community. After our trip, all of the … Continue reading

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Fat Monday

I hope you have enjoyed Clare’s posts on the blog so far. Today was officially our first day in NOLA! And here are some of the things that we did today: I am part of the Food and Justice team … Continue reading

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Down in New Orleans: Part II

I hope y’all enjoyed my first post on some of the history of New Orleans! I would like to dive into post-Reconstruction era New Orleans, when Jim Crow was instituted in Louisiana, and the civil rights movement. Post Reconstruction During … Continue reading

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Down in New Orleans: Part I

The history of New Orleans leading up to the institution of Jim Crow policies in Louisiana. Continue reading

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Get ready for Reading Week!

We are very excited to be gearing up for our 2015 Reading Week programs. Follow the journeys of our student participants as they explore Calgary and New Orleans, and engage in service-learning activities and social justice discussions. Here in Calgary, … Continue reading

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