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Day Thirty Three – Philadelphia and DC

Posted on July 26, 2018

by Charlotte Reing: We started our day by heading back into downtown Philadelphia to go to the Constitution Museum; a fitting place to visit during our time in Philly. We watched a short presentation on the history of the Constitution, and then proceeded to walk around the museum at our own pace. The top floor Continue Reading »

Day Thirty Two – Philadelphia

Posted on July 25, 2018

by Lila Arnold: Today was a travel day, so not very much happened. We got up and had breakfast in the hotel, then a framing discussion on the legalization of marijuana. I’m not quite sure how I feel about this, but I lean towards legalization. I think that marijuana should be legal, but with regulations. Continue Reading »

Day Thirty One – Boston

Posted on July 24, 2018

by Savannah Lopez: The day started off with a bus ride to Walden pond. We were all tired, per usual, but this morning there was rain which made the bus ride a little bit quieter than usual. When we arrived, we took a walk down to where we could stand right at the edge of Continue Reading »

Day Thirty – New York City and Providence RI

Posted on July 23, 2018

by Jason Alpert-Wisnia: One last time we woke up in the Days Hotel, leaving behind it’s simplistic hospitality for a final day in the city which never sleeps. As always, my room would wait until the last fifteen minutes to wake up, however today was different: our friend Adam was going to be leaving, and Continue Reading »

Day Twenty Nine – New York City

Posted on July 22, 2018

by Eden Rose Pollock: We started the day with a later wakeup, to the delight of all. Some went for breakfast at Tal Bagels, while others explored breakfast options on the Upper West Side. We made our way down to Battery Park via subway where we discussed the American Dream: what is it, has it Continue Reading »

Day Twenty Seven – New York City

Posted on July 22, 2018

by William Mesnick The second day in New York City began with wake up at 6:45 AM. After meeting downstairs at 7:45, we got another opportunity to sample the New York City public transportation by taking the crosstown bus to the Upper East Side for breakfast. We were invited to the home of Teri Volpert, which was quite Continue Reading »

Day Twenty Six – New York City

Posted on July 22, 2018

by Liberty Lapayowker We started off our day with a 6:30am wake up call, in order to get us rolling out of bed and into the Big Apple. On our way, we experienced wawa’s, I wasn’t a big fan, but everyone else really enjoyed it. Once we got to the city, we met with a man named Evan Continue Reading »

Day Twenty Five – Cleveland

Posted on July 19, 2018

by Sam Johnson The day began like any other: breakfast in a hotel followed by a bus ride, ranging from normal to long.  Our first stop was Kent State University, where we met with Alan Canafora, a survivor from the shooting.  We learned about the events leading up to the shooting, and what happened specifically Continue Reading »

Day Twenty Four – Chicago

Posted on July 18, 2018

by Asher Pins: The morning began with a 7 a.m. wake up call caused by burnt toast. Such that, the patrons of our lovely Baymont Hotel traipsed down to the lobby due to the presence of a blaring fire alarm. After our departure, we made our way back to the city and met with Amber Continue Reading »

Day Twenty Three – Chicago

Posted on July 17, 2018

by Rachel Spetter: We started off the morning with breakfast in the hotel. Many of us were exhausted due to the almost 16 hours of traveling from the day before. Later, we set off into the city of Chicago to talk to the National Immigrant Justice Center. Many of us tried to sleep on the Continue Reading »