The Touchstone of Service—the Human Touch
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The Touchstone of Service—the Human Touch

“Imagine that you’ve been living on the streets, you haven’t showered in ages, you haven’t brushed your teeth, and unless you’re using a public restroom, you’re not able to wash your hands after using the restroom or before meals. You’re dirty, you’re afraid, and you’re alone. Then, imagine that a volunteer comes to your tent to feed you and pray with you, and despite your dirty hands and your squalid living conditions, that person is unafraid to hold your hands, embrace you, and be present with you in that moment.” Continue reading »

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Travel is Fatal to Bigotry
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Travel is Fatal to Bigotry

Today’s post comes from Everyday Ambassador’s Partnership Manager Meg VanDeusen. She is currently studying abroad in Amsterdam on and SIT Program titled The International Perspectives of Sexuality and Gender. They spent the past two weeks in Morocco exploring issues of Migration and Gender. When not traveling, Meg attends the University of North Carolina where she … Continue reading »

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Polio in Pakistan: Eradication being threatened
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Polio in Pakistan: Eradication being threatened

Today’s post comes from Kerry Sun, currently finishing his BA in History and Political Science from the University of Toronto. He contributes to his own blog at http://internationalaffairscanada.wordpress.com This discussion addresses issues within Pakistan, in light of last week’s post Pakistan on Every Porch is Fine. Tom Wolf had expressed the wish for his students in … Continue reading »

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Human Connection for a Brighter Afghan Future
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Human Connection for a Brighter Afghan Future

Today’s post comes from Michelle Pomeroy, currently completing an MPA in International Policy and Management at NYU Wagner. She recently returned from working at NYU Abu Dhabi as a program coordinator for global education. As an undergraduate at NYU she developed a political leadership initiative for women of the Tibetan settlement community in India, worked with … Continue reading »

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