Etgar 36

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Day 25 – New York City

Posted on July 22, 2022

By Shayna  Early this morning, we got up and had breakfast before departing on the bus for New York City. We stopped about halfway through the drive at a Wawa for lunch before continuing. Shortly after we arrived in NYC, we met with Ruth Messinger, an incredible woman who has worn many hats. She is Continue Reading »

Day 24 – Kent State and Cleveland

Posted on July 21, 2022

by Maya After a two hour drive into Ohio this morning, we arrived at Kent State University, where 9 students were injured and 4 were killed during a peaceful protest to the Vietnam War. We met with Chic Canfora, a student at Kent State during the 1970s whose brother, Alan, was shot through the wrist Continue Reading »

Day 23 – Chicago

Posted on July 20, 2022

By Eli After a late, sleepy breakfast, we left our hotel at 9:00 AM and drove to Highland Park. On our way to the Highland Park Public Library, we took time inside the bus to observe the ornate orange memorials put up in honor of those killed this past Fourth of July. For me, driving Continue Reading »

Day 22 – Chicago

Posted on July 19, 2022

by Jacob  Yesterday, we said our final goodbyes to the 22-day journeyers, and this is the first day without them on the trip. I already miss them very much, but luckily we are still connecting through social platforms. We started the day by getting back on the bus to meet with 5 speakers from the Continue Reading »

Day 20 – San Francisco

Posted on July 17, 2022

Today was my final day at Etgar, and I have mixed feelings about it because I want to continue, but I also have college stuff to do. Nonetheless, I am so grateful for the amazing 2022 Etgar family, and I’m so excited to see what everyone will do in their extremely bright futures. Today was Continue Reading »

Day 19 – San Francisco

Posted on July 16, 2022

By Ellie Today was another amazing day of our journey on Etgar 36! We started the day by taking a quick walk to a light rail station and we rode the rail to Golden Gate Park. There, we visited the National AIDS Memorial. We heard from a guide at the memorial and he told his Continue Reading »

Day 18 – West Coast Travel

Posted on July 15, 2022

By Leeds Today was unfortunately one of a couple travel days on our journey around the Unites States. Although only sitting in a bus, driven by our favorite bus driver, Mr. Tony, the day was still filled with great events.               We began the day waking up and then Continue Reading »

Day 17 – Los Angeles

Posted on July 14, 2022

by Ethan Lenkin   When I first scanned our schedule for a day I wanted to chronicle, this day jumped out. The combination of city and programming was incredibly appealing, and it didn’t disappoint. After a nice late hotel departure of 9:00, we ventured through the grind known as LA traffic to our first meeting Continue Reading »

Day 16 – Los Angeles

Posted on July 13, 2022

by Zachary Gordon   Today started with quite a long bus ride from Sin City up to the City of Angels. Our first  significant stop was for lunch. Me and a group of my friends went and got Panera bread, where I got a salad and mac & cheese that was surprisingly good. When we Continue Reading »

Day 15 – Las Vegas

Posted on July 12, 2022

by Avi McGrady   In the morning, we visited the Culinary Union, which also trains hotel workers. We got a tour from the school and then we talked about unionizing workers and wages as a group. Unionizing workers means that the workers help each other to have a voice to the upper positions. I think Continue Reading »