Posts in category Poverty: Washington, DC 2011

home sweet home with a tinge of exhau...

We made it back to Belmont around 3 p.m. on Saturday. It was obvious to anyone that we were exhausted from our week of service and learning but some how it still seemed bittersweet to say goodbye and walk to our respective domains on campus. Backtracking….we explored some different organizations and service providers throughout the […]


Morgan and Liz here! Almost halfway through the trip and there is so much to catch you all up on. On Monday we started off our trip at International Justice Mission where we were able to receive a briefing and learn a little bit more about the company. International Justice Mission is dedicated to relieving […]

Greetings from DC

We arrived last night to rain…and it didn’t stop. We walked a few miles in it last night. We lost a Metro card before arriving at our accommodations but miraculously recovered it along the sidewalk, soaking wet on our way to dinner. We learned that people in DC don’t eat out on Sundays because open […]

We Won’t Back Down

The Washington, DC troupe leaves tomorrow and we’ve already had some lessons in flexibility. We’ve met many times in preparation and had space to get to know each other but somehow (perhaps as a lesson to those Type A’s among us) we leave with a broken foot and one less leader due to a very […]