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How to Buy a Thanksgiving Turkey in Peru

El Día de Acción de Gracia or Thanksgiving is not a big deal here in Peru. My host family has never celebrated it and they have also said they don’t know anyone else who has celebrated it either. 363 more words

Peace Corps

Open Enrollment Spotlight: Reaching the Young Invincibles

By Chrystel Murrieta and Joanna Garcia,  Community HealthCorps® AmeriCorps members, AltaMed Health Services

As mentioned in our previous blog post, Community HealthCorps® is celebrating this year’s Open Enrollment season by sharing stories of how our… 552 more words

Community Healthcorps

Walking in a Blind Person's Shoes

How would you feel if you were waiting to cross the street and a complete stranger grabbed your arm without asking and began dragging you to safely across the street? 650 more words

AmeriCorps NCCC

November 23, 2015

“I am a strong person, but every now and then, I need someone to take my hand and say everything will be alright.”

Last week was extremely rough for me. 121 more words


November 18, 2015

“We need women role models everywhere. I think that it’s really hard to imagine yourself as something that you don’t see.” – Chelsea Clinton

Growing up, I only saw Black women with a few career paths. 182 more words


November 16, 2015

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

I tend to like working alone. Somehow, I tend to think that I can do everything. 86 more words



Time is trippy here as it is everywhere.
The past two weeks have been so weird for me.
The first week here was normal, 169 more words