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Building Healthy Communities in New Orleans

“Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed levees and exploded the conventional wisdom about a shared American prosperity, exposing a group of people so poor they didn’t have $50 for a bus ticket out of town. If we want to learn something from this … 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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