August 2014

Amizade’s Nathan Darity selected for Mayor’s Council

Amizade’s Nathan Darity selected for Mayor’s Council

Amizade’s Nathan Darity was tapped by Mayor William Peduto to…

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The Global Switchboard to hold Launch Party

The Global Switchboard to hold Launch Party

The Global Switchboard is holding a Launch Party to help…

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Stories From Karagwe: The Search for Diamond

Stories From Karagwe: The Search for Diamond

All throughout intermediate and high school, I considered myself a concert rat. At least once a month my friends and I would head down to Mr. Smalls or Club Diesel, usually being the youngest people in the crowd, to see one of the many bands we were infatuated with. These venues usually consisted of shoving crowds, mosh-pits, and crowd surfers. I’ve had my fair share of crazy adventures to faraway shows and completely ridiculous happenings, but none of these memories compare to our recent quest for Tanzania Bongo-Flavor Pop-Sensation: Diamond!

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"Why Go Back to Ghana?"

"Why Go Back to Ghana?"

Writing about something that has had such a profound effect on your life – personally, academically, and professionally, is a daunting task. You want your readers to feel, see, and hear the same sights, emotions, and experiences that you felt. You want them to understand the connection you feel to the library, the clinic, your homestay family, and the community as a whole. You want to accurately answer the question you are asked on a regular basis, “Why go back to Ghana?”

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Roaring River Park in Petersfield, Jamaica

Roaring River Park in Petersfield, Jamaica

One of the many sites Amizade volunteers visit in Petersfield, Jamaica is Roaring River Park – home to beautiful scenery and swimming holes, rich in culture and history, and the site of world-renowned limestone caverns.

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Amizade's 5th Annual Water Walk

Amizade's 5th Annual Water Walk

Are you looking for an opportunity to act locally? Do you want to do your part to make a difference globally? Are you an Amizade alumnus that wants to continue to support Amizade’s global endeavors? The perfect opportunity is coming this spring: in April Amizade will hold its 5th Annual Water Walk—in Pittsburgh on Saturday, April 7 and in Morgantown, WV on Saturday, April 21. Join us and walk for a purpose.

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4th Annual Water Walk

4th Annual Water Walk

Please join Amizade, this weekend- April 9th and 10th- for…

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How Far Would You Walk For Water?

How Far Would You Walk For Water?

Today, March 22nd, we celebrate World Water Day.  World Water…

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An Overwhelming Feeling of Impact: Take 1

An Overwhelming Feeling of Impact: Take 1

Amizade has decided to embark on an exciting and innovative…

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