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The Danger in Throwing Starfish

Published by Forrest Pratson
In our first reflection, Dane, the site coordinator,  passed around two stories, both representing different kinds of service. One talked …
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Week 1 – Disorientation

Published by phyllis
On a similar river cruise in Interlaken (Switzerland), the air was cleaner and I only recall being all at once …
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On Being American

Published by Anna & Kaia
(This blog is from the Summer of 2016.) We work at the South African Clothing and Textiles Workers Union (SACTWU) …
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Cultural Barriers

Published by Grant Goettel
(This blog is from the Summer of 2016.) I think the biggest culture shock I have had so far is …
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Her Majesty’s Prison

Published by Carolyn Tang
(This blog is from the Summer of 2016.) The past few weeks that I have spent working at Her Majesty’s …
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Murals in the Castro District of San Francisco

Looking Up

Published by Stephanie Wu
During my first week walking through San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, I often looked down. Largely due to practical reasons, I …
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Published by Ben
It is remarkable how coming to a new place can entirely change how one perceives everyday or commonplace occurrences, behaviors, …
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Thanks, but no thanks

Published by Briana Acosta
As my airplane takes off for what is bound to be a big journey, measured both in miles and in …
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