Etgar 36

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Day 11: Denver and Boulder

Posted on July 7, 2016

By Daniel Castano: Today held many great opportunities that Etgar 36 was able to seize. The day started off very relaxed with plenty of time to get organized on the bus for the big day that stood before us. We drove for a short while until we reached our first stop at the Food Bank of Continue Reading »

Day 10: Colorado Springs & Denver

Posted on July 6, 2016

By Jake Intrater: After a few days of travel and quick stops through the heartlands of America, it was refreshing to go down to breakfast in the morning without having to load up the bus with our bags in preparation for more hours on the now all-too-familiar bus. Our first meeting of the day was with Continue Reading »

Day 9: Denver

Posted on July 5, 2016

By Jacob Newman: Yesterday was July Fourth. We left Dodge City, Kansas, which was a fascinating place, and we had a long ride through Kansas to get to Colorado. I had never been to Kansas, and I have to say that it was one of the most beautiful places I have ever experienced. Coming from Continue Reading »

Day 11- Denver, Boulder

Posted on July 9, 2015

– Molly Adelman Our day began with a beautiful scenic drive from Denver to Boulder. Billy started off our day with telling us that today was mainly focused on the “mind, body, and soul”, which proved to be true through our experiences with Anne Waldman and yoga/meditation.  Our first stop was to visit Anne Waldman, Continue Reading »

Day 10- Colorado Springs, Denver

Posted on July 8, 2015

– Brianna Elgart Today was another fantastic day on Etgar 36! We kicked off our day in Denver, Colorado by visiting the Food Bank of the Rockies. Here, we received a private tour of the facility and had an opportunity to ask questions about the nonprofit organization and the issue of hunger. We learned that Continue Reading »

Day 9- Denver

Posted on July 7, 2015

– Julia Silverman First, we drove 6 hours from Dodge City, KS, to Denver. We stopped by the Colorado border for lunch at Subway. Once we got to Denver we met with Tom Mauser, whose son was killed in Columbine. He advocated for gun control. He spoke about the laws formed in Colorado that helped to Continue Reading »

Day 9-Denver and Colorado Springs-by Jordan Sitomer

Posted on July 8, 2014

After sleeping in until 8:30, we ate breakfast, and then we hopped on the bus to downtown Denver for a meeting with Rebecca Yount, the Outreach and Publicity coordinator for Ten Thousand Villages of Denver. Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit gift shop that carries fair trade goods from artisans in more than 30 countries. Continue Reading »

Day 8-Denver-by Samson Pollak

Posted on July 7, 2014

Today started off with us “getting the hell out of Dodge” City at 8AM, which, I must tell you, is not the prettiest sight. After a long bus ride, we finally arrived at the Food Bank of the Rockies, our first stop in Colorado. We were greeted there by Buck, one of the workers at Continue Reading »

Day 9 – Denver & Boulder – By Sebastian Biondi

Posted on July 3, 2013

Today, we started off the morning with a discussion about education reform led by Deborah. We talked about the overall pros and cons of teachers going on strike, earning tenures, and our opinions on what the qualities of a good teacher are. Everyone had a story or experience to share about their own teachers. Next, Continue Reading »

Day 8 – Denver & Colorado Springs – By Ellory Wollins

Posted on July 2, 2013

A “late” wake up and self made waffles in the lobby of the Best Western in Denver kicked off our 10th day of Etgar 36. As Billy says, “this is a journey,” and today, we embarked on a leg of our trip most crucial to our personal evolution as American and global citizens. After waffles Continue Reading »