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My name is Eunice: Poverty and Public Health

This week was my first week of residency orientation. As a part of the orientation we participated in a poverty simulation. We walked into the room we had been sitting in for the last 4 days, but it looked different. 1,397 more words


*This is the first of three writings sharing how the arts can transform communities through the power of creativity.  Recently, I attended the Americans for the Arts 2017 Annual Convention in San Francisco.  722 more words


Ideological and Legislative Responses to Terrorism

Panel Discussion and Press Conference on “Ideological and Legislative Responses to Terrorism,” hosted by the Interfaith Unity for Tolerance (IFUT). (Symphony Space, New York, 24 June 2017). 259 more words




When you’re working with the community, does it mean that you are working at the Grassroots level?

I have heard so many stories around people claiming that they are actually working at the Grassroots but then again, they never really went down there, people would do research and would use years of experience to bring out probably the more brilliant ideas and proposals and projects but then again, they have never really been down there or maybe at least not recently. 309 more words


The Art of Not Knowing

(Re-posted from my June Newsletter – thanks for bearing with me if you are on my mailing list and are receiving this twice!)

Welcome to the Summer 2017 edition of American in Nepal Doing Dental Care and Other Impossible Pursuits.  867 more words


The Week that Was (2017)

New Zealand’s National Volunteer Week finished up on Saturday, a week-long shout out, partying, praise and awards for volunteers. If you have not seen enough of the events, the press releases, videos and social media interaction there is a grand collection on… 498 more words

Valuing Volunteers