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World War I Volunteers And Beyond

Happy Veteran's Day!

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Volunteer Abroad: An Exchange of Ideas and People

Shaw once wrote, "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas."There are...

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What's Wrong With Conversation Corps?

As the Executive Director of GeoVisions, founders of The Conversation Corps, I'm able to see all the good aspects of a program as well as those that aren't working.  If some of my Blog posts are going to dish it out to others, I should also dish it out...

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Teach Abroad! Stepping Stones Keep on Rolling

This Blog Post first appeared on the GeoVisions site June 2007 as a "Monthly Letter From Our Exec."  It is being recycled here on this Blog.

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The Responsibility Of Language-A Reason For Conversation Corps

I've just returned from a week in Paris, where I met with our Paris office staff and five of our partners who recruit and screen families for our Conversation Corps-France program. On this trip, I invited my 11 year old daughter, Molly.  This was her...
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Volunteer Abroad-It's A Beginning

In last month’s letter, I mentioned Ernest Hemingway and his volunteer work on the front line as a volunteer ambulance driver with AFS.  Little did I know I would be standing in front on his home in Key West, FL during a visit there earlier this month....

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