Etgar 36

Denver

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 »

Day 8 – Denver – By Izzy Anthony

Posted on July 1, 2013

  We woke up at 7:00 to “get the hell out of Dodge” and head to Denver. The view out the windows of the bus was amazing. After about a five hour bus ride, we arrived. The first thing we did in Denver was go to the Food Bank of the Rockies. A man named Continue Reading »