Planting Trees In Siberia

Planting Trees In Siberia

This is the first in a series of guest posts by Naomi Shafer from Clowns Without Borders. When I was 18, I did a volunteer program to plant trees…in Siberia. For context, Siberia has 20 percent of the earth’s forests, and 60 percent of the boreal forest in the...
Building Service Into Curriculum

Building Service Into Curriculum

This is a guest post by student Sydney who went to an unusual high school that emphasized service learning. For my middle and high school years, I attended a school founded on the principles of global engagement, purposeful living, and ethical responsibility. Service...
PlayPumps: When Good Intentions Go Bad

PlayPumps: When Good Intentions Go Bad

This is a guest article by Learning Service Intern Kayley Gould, on how even large well-funded development projects can fail if they don’t prioritize learning. This past spring, I took an Environmental Anthropology course focused on environmental justice and...