The Power of Narrative

This week I had the pleasure of getting to know two amazing people from Ummeed Child Development Center, a narrative therapy center in Mumbai. Narrative therapy is a technique to

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Soy Beans and Self Reliance

Along with a group of other fellows, I attended the AIF Livelihoods Conference that was hosted by Self Reliant Initiatives through Joint Action (SRIJAN), an NGO that improves livelihoods of

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Starfish Stories: AmeriCorps to AIF

In 2010, I joined AmeriCorps’ City Year program because I saw it as an opportunity to use my academic understanding of oppression for something practical, specifically education reform in Louisiana.

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Delving into Darjeeling

As a first generation American Desi, I am intimately familiar with navigating a “third culture” space. My family is from Hyderabad, India, but I was born and raised in the

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