May 2016

Reflecting on 26 days in Brazil with Amizade

Reflecting on 26 days in Brazil with Amizade

Last month, Rudy Sanchez, along with 8 other students from…

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Becoming a Youth Ambassador: Dannial Cardillo

Becoming a Youth Ambassador: Dannial Cardillo

Dannial Cardillo, a high school junior from Pittsburgh, PA, was…

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Mangrove Reforestation in Puerto Rico

Mangrove Reforestation in Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico, Amizade partners with CARAS de las Americas,…

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Where are you in your Journey?

Where are you in your Journey?

When someone decides to go on a service-learning trip, internationally…

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Navajo Nation: Something I Never Expected

Navajo Nation: Something I Never Expected

The only expectation I had for my first trip to…

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WVU in Jamaica: A Clear and Open Mind

WVU in Jamaica: A Clear and Open Mind

This post is part of a group blog and will…

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"Middle of Somewhere" – The Navajo Nation

"Middle of Somewhere" – The Navajo Nation

I met the student group at the Phoenix airport and…

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Grace’s Service Learning Adventure: Part 1

Grace’s Service Learning Adventure: Part 1

From the moment we met Robert in the Port of Spain airport on Saturday evening near midnight, it was obvious to me there was lot of learning to be done, and a lot of fun to be had. Robert was our cab driver, he owns a house near the bed and breakfast we’d spend a short night in in the outskirts of Port of Spain.

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IUP in Jamaica: I am a traveler

IUP in Jamaica: I am a traveler

As this trip comes to a close, I would like to take some time to share with all of you what I have learned from this amazing experience. I have done a lot in the little time that I had here in Jamaica. From jumping off of a forty foot cliff into a seemingly bottomless ocean to living with four of the greatest kids I could ever meet. But only one of those reasons was why I came here, the people.

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