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Day 27 – NYC

Posted on July 24, 2021

by Jordan Cascade    Like all great NYC adventures, we started the day with bagels. Compared with the taste of stale, unflufffy bagels from Holiday Inns and La Quintas, today’s everything with egg and cheese was a treat. We took the subway to the Marlene Meyerson JCC to meet with Ruth Messinger and Joy Levitt. Continue Reading »

Day 26 – NJ and NYC

Posted on July 23, 2021

by Sara Snyder We woke up at 6:30 in Pennsylvania and left the hotel at 7:30. We then drove for about four hours to a Wawa in Pennsylvania. We picked up lunch at Wawa and ate on the bus. We drove to Newark and visited the Newark Police Department to learn about police reform. Sergeant Continue Reading »

Day 25 – Cleveland

Posted on July 22, 2021

by Evan Faintich        Today we went to Kent State University in Ohio. We met with Chick Canfora who was a student at Kent State during the Vietnam War. She protested against the Vietnam War in 1970 and was in the gunfire when the National Guard was called to “protect them and prevent Continue Reading »

Day 24 – Chicago

Posted on July 21, 2021

by Erica Kerman        Today we started the day by sadly saying goodbye to our friend, Sara, as she left to go back home. We then got back on our bus for the first time since Thursday and headed back to downtown Chicago. We passed the Sears Tower on the way there, one Continue Reading »

Day 23 – Chicago

Posted on July 20, 2021

by Sophia Brozost      Today we woke up in Chicago at 8:15, got ready, and went downstairs for breakfast before we had to leave at 9:15. We had a temporary bus with a temporary driver because Irvin is still driving to Chicago. The temporary bus was very nice, however we all missed Irvin a Continue Reading »

Day 21 – San Francisco

Posted on July 19, 2021

by Ben Law Today we met with Dean John Levine at the Embarcadero. Embarcadero is Spanish for embarking, and the place held that name because the area used to be a huge port for trade. Near our spot was a marching band warming up with scales on top of normal city noise. We ended up Continue Reading »

Day 22 – Flight to Chicago

Posted on July 19, 2021

by Jonah Ceresney Today was one of the least physically intensive, but mentally difficult days. We started our day early, at 6:30 a.m., to catch the 8 o’clock train to the airport. Sadly, this meant that all of our friends on the 22 day trip would be saying their goodbyes. It was so sad to Continue Reading »

Day 20 – San Francisco

Posted on July 17, 2021

by Talia Green Today was an interesting day full of twists, turns, and a lot of walking. We woke up and got out of the very nice hotel we are staying at at 8:15, ready to start our day. Since the bus is headed to Chicago, which is our next stop, we took public transportation. Continue Reading »

Day 19 – San Francisco

Posted on July 16, 2021

by Gordon Fairborn Today we drove up the coast to San Francisco. We ended up leaving the hotel at around 8:45 am. We drove for awhile, the bus was pretty dead (with everyone asleep) until we hit Santa Barbra, where we stopped off for lunch. My group went to this Hawaiian poke bowl place, and Continue Reading »

Day 18 – Los Angeles

Posted on July 15, 2021

by Kaela Paulin      This morning we spent a lot of time driving through different parts of LA. We drove through South Central before heading to meet with our speakers, and watched the neighborhood move passed us. The barred windows and gated houses where unfamiliar to me and interesting to compare to Hollywood Boulevard. Continue Reading »