Background Information: This year I have been working as a Community Education instructor. I teach computer skills to patrons of the New Orleans Public Library. I most often assist people in completing online applications for jobs and food stamps but also help with creating resumes and a variety of other computer needs. I work at … Continue reading Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
A year ago when I decided I wanted to apply to be a YAV, I had ideas about what was going to be really hard for me and what wasn’t going to be as hard. I had researched the program and had several friends or people I look up to go through the program, so … Continue reading Core Tenets
It’s been almost three weeks since I began this journey to New Orleans. My mom and I drove 17 hours, spending a night in Birmingham, AL, to get to NOLA on Friday, August 18th. It was a long drive that I hope to not do again until next August, but it was also really wonderful … Continue reading 3 Weeks
I'm back on the blog, folks... simply because I've been told I need to give a short update on my life since February. Thanks, Mom and Stacy. First and most importantly, THANK YOU to all of the family and friends who have helped me in reaching my financial goal. I feel so lucky to have such … Continue reading the past/upcoming 3 months and MANY thanks
Well, readers (none as of now)... this is my blog! I'm not really a great writer, but blogging is a part of my next year, so here goes. NOLA YAV, I'm coming for you in just 7 months. All that's between those 7 months is 11 weeks of student teaching, a PC choir trip to … Continue reading First blog post (the titles will get better)