Community Service from an Intern Perspective

Over the past several months, I have been working with Youth Rebuilding New Orleans as an intern. I chose to work with the organization for several reasons. First, being a native of New Orleans, I wanted to work on something that would make an impact in the community around me. I had heard about the organization back in high school in the years after Hurricane Katrina and had heard nothing but positive experiences about volunteering. The organization has allowed thousands of youth volunteers to get involved with the rebirth of New Orleans. Also, YRNO helps many different sets of stakeholders […]

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Welcome to Youth Rebuilding New Orleans’ new blog! It’s a space that we will use to highlight what’s new and exciting at YRNO, feature great stories about our volunteers, spotlight challenges and issues our community faces and much, much more. A few great moments I shared recently with volunteers: A group of international visitors through the state department spent a day volunteering with us. By the end of the day the girls were very tired but that didn’t stop the girls from sharing their culture through music and dance. Right there in the front lawn an impromptu dancing clinic was […]

Youth Rebuilding New Orleans with a NEW Blog!

Welcome to YRNO’s new blog! Stay tuned for more information and news.

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