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The Haitian Way

This post was originally published on the Accion Medium account. You can see that here.

I breathe a sigh of relief as I step into the back of the van, its dark windows a blissful respite from the hot Haitian sun. 1,177 more words

Sydney Moyer

Saving The Silent Barn

Hop off the elevated JMZ train at Myrtle Ave. in Brooklyn, and it all looks like a wasteland of industry—the tracks flanked by a Popeyes, KFC, Dunkin Donuts, and what seems like hundreds of bodegas and delis, their neon color palettes lighting the street, each indistinguishable from the next. 824 more words

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Girls to the front: Kathleen Hanna @ the Wilbur (4/9)

This post originally appeared on Allston Pudding, and the accompanying photos were taken by Leah Corbett. You can see all that here.

If you know or care at all about punk music, feminism, activism, or social justice, you probably know that seminal Riot Grrrl… 996 more words

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Meet the 2015 Class of Accion Ambassadors

It’s that time of the year again – we at Accion are so excited to welcome the 2015 class of Ambassadors to our Cambridge office next week for their official orientation! 982 more words

Accion Ambassadors 2015

How we can use the web to fight against poverty

This post originally appeared on Accion’s Medium account. You can read that here.

When I think about the impact of technology on the world, my mind leaps to the few usual suspects — iPhones, Google, Facebook, Firefox — you name it. 666 more words

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A Beginner's Guide to: Sleater-Kinney

This post originally appeared on Allston Pudding. You can read that here.

We all know what it’s like to be too intimidated to start listening to a big name artist with an even bigger discography. 774 more words

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On my last day at Mozilla

As many of you may know already, I’m sad to call today my last day at Mozilla. I have accepted a position with this really cool microfinance nonprofit called Accion, and am quite excited, but immeasurably sad to be leaving the Mofo family. 349 more words

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