When I decided to do AVODAH in New Orleans, I was prepared for an extraordinary experience. While each of the AVODAH cities has a distinctive history and culture, and its own manifestations of urban poverty, New Orleans is unique in the sense that every aspect of people’s lives here has been affected by Hurricane Katrina [...]Read full post...
Archive for June, 2010
John Thompson is an exoneree, and the founder and director of Resurrection After Exoneration;
Ora Nitkin-Kaner (AVODAH ‘08-’09) is a former exoneree advocate with RAE.
RAE is hosting its first organizational fundraiser on June 19th in New Orleans’ French Quarter to bring awareness of the issues of wrongful conviction to a larger audience. For more information, visit [...]
It is no secret that it has been a number of months since my last blog entry. I would love to say that this is because I am an incredibly busy and important person, whose days are simply too packed to be bothered with blogging, but…that would be lying. Yes, my caseload at Juvenile Regional [...]Read full post...
This video is my take on the importance of grassroots fundraising. Please enjoy, and then consider donating to one of our incoming Corps Members.
Dana Keren: Learn about her placement with the Tulane Community Health Center at Covenant House and donate on her firstgiving page.
Mollie Flink: Learn about her placement with the New Orleans Women’s Shelter.