A Labor of Love

A Labor of Love

Today, our Student Service Program helped out at a community garden run by a woman named Gloria. We got into some pretty difficult labor: painting tables, pulling weeds around the perimeter of the garden, shoveling dirt, and laying mulch out. Subsequently, our group...
Gloria’s Garden

Gloria’s Garden

Today, our third and final work day of our service project, was by far my favorite. Today we traveled down to the area around Treme, or the birthplace of Jazz, and helped to revitalize a community garden. The owner of this garden was Gloria, a vibrant 70-year old...
The Levees

The Levees

Today, Day 3 here in NOLA, we went back to the KIPP school we worked at yesterday and continued various projects that we had going from the previous day. After a hard days work and some delicious cake (shoutout to Mr. and Mrs. Lazaro, thank you for the AMAZING food!),...