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Denver & Boulder

Posted on July 5, 2023

– Noa Mazur  We started off the day by heading to the Food Bank of the Rockies. Hanna Jones, a worker at the food bank, spoke about food insecurity in Colorado and showed us different statistics on it. She also explained the difference between a food bank and a food pantry, which I had never Continue Reading »

Denver Day 2

Posted on July 5, 2023

– Elijah Schaffzin We started our day talking to Dawn Russell, a disability activist in Denver. We focused on the fight for accessibility, and it was spearheaded by groups like the Gang of 19, which laid down in front of public transport buses in Denver for two days demanding the right to ride. Their famous Continue Reading »

Denver Day 1

Posted on July 4, 2023

– Eli Levin Today started slowly, with a six-hour drive all the way from Dodge City. During our lunch stop at Subway, we had our first activity of the day; a framing discussion surrounding the issue of climate change, in preparation for our meeting tomorrow with a member of the conservative right, with whom we Continue Reading »

Day 10 – Denver

Posted on July 7, 2022

by Jordan Rubinfeld Today, we began our Journey at 8:45 in Denver. We first spoke to Hannah Jones who works with the Food Bank of The Rockies. When we entered the building, I saw several racks of food all categorized in different sections. Hannah spoke to us about how in a country of so much Continue Reading »

Day 9 – Denver

Posted on July 6, 2022

by Noah Cranman   Today started out with a bang! We drove an hour out to go meet with Focus on the Family, a Christian nonprofit that advocates for the religious right and we spoke about “Marriage Redefinition.” The issue is more commonly known by the term “marriage equality.” The main argument I ascertained from Continue Reading »

Day 8 – Denver

Posted on July 5, 2022

by Leah Kreisler   Today during breakfast we had a visitor – the Dodge City sheriff, a true sheriff of the Wild West! We then followed the age old saying and “got the hell out of Dodge.” About halfway to Denver we stopped for a subway lunch followed by our framing discussion on marriage equality Continue Reading »

Day 11 – Denver and Boulder

Posted on July 8, 2021

By Leah Moradi      Today, we began the day continuing our adventures in Denver. We loaded the bus and took a short drive to the Food Bank of the Rockies to learn about food insecurity and the process of distributing food to communities in Colorado. We met with the food bank’s Corporate Relations Manager, Continue Reading »

Day 10 – Denver and Colorado Springs

Posted on July 7, 2021

By Jacob Daniel Today, we started off the day by speaking with Tom Mauser about gun violence prevention. Mr. Mauser lost his son, Daniel, in the shooting at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. We met at a park behind the school and it was practically impossible to imagine that at that very same Continue Reading »

Day 9 – Denver

Posted on July 6, 2021

By Guy Brill  Today we finally got the heck out of Dodge! We didn’t get to sleep in because we had to start the long drive to our next destination, Denver, Colorado. On the bus, we got some more glimpses into the beautiful countryside of Oklahoma. The terrain is filled with rolling hills, fields, railroads, Continue Reading »

Day 11 – Denver and Boulder

Posted on July 11, 2019

by Drew Kolber   What drew me to write about today was that we were going to take a yoga class at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. My parents have been interested in visiting the Buddhist college for years, and I was so excited to experience it. This morning we packed up all our things Continue Reading »