Category Archives: Chicago

Home from Chicago

This past week has been one of the greatest experiences of my life in many ways. Our ASB team began the week in Chicago in typical tourist fashion. We spent Saturday afternoon and Sunday braving the cold and exploring the … Continue reading

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The Noble Experience

Today we did our direct service in Yenel’s Alma Mater, Noble Street Prep College. At first we talked with the Superintendent, Michael Milky, and then Principle, Mr. Olsen. They discussed their mission and answered any and all of our questions. … Continue reading

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Daily Updates and some Musings

Team Chicago started off the day with an awesome exercise with Adventure Stage Chicago.  Adventure Stage Chicago is an organization that runs theater workshops for local schools.  They also work with pre-teens from the city to discuss their life stories … Continue reading

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MLKJ Day: A Day “ON”

This morning we finally set out for our first day of direct service, working with Northwestern University Settlement  House (NUSH). I could describe how we initially got on the blue line going in the wrong direction due to poor train … Continue reading

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Down jacket is all packed, ready to brave that brisk Chicago tundra!

I can’t believe that tomorrow I will be going to Chicago! It’s crazy to think that winter break is almost over, but I am so excited that I have the opportunity to go on this trip. I am currently trying … Continue reading

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