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Intern Profile: Clara Ohayon

Clara Ohayon Communications Intern Profile Summer 2017 About Clara: I grew up in Paris, France then Moved to Durham, England to study Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Durham University. Having family in the States, I enjoy spending time here and I am fascinated by the singularity of American politics and American culture, particularly because the actions…

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Intern Profile: Daniel Uribe

Daniel Uribe Intern Profile Summer 2017 Tell us about yourself: I’m a student at Emory University and moved to Atlanta from Bogota, Colombia. I am a physics major and will be entering my third year on campus. For the last two years in Atlanta, I have been integrating myself within the sustainable community that exists in…

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Intern Profile: Min Seo

Min Seo Communications Intern Profile Summer 2017 Tell us about yourself: I was born in South Korea and came to the U.S. to study when I was sixteen years old. I am currently in the third year at Emory and studying media studies as my primary major. I have appreciated my opportunity to work for CPF…

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Get To Know FoodCorps Service Member Leah Kelley

Leah Kelley Project Learning Garden schools: Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy middle school, APS Crawford Long Middle APS Grove Park Elementary, APS What is your motivation to work with school gardens? Understanding the struggle children face when lacking adequate nutrition or craving the junk food that advertisements surround them with, Leah is inspired…

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Get To Know FoodCorps Service Member Bang Tran

Bang Tran Project Learning Garden schools: Drew Charter, Atlanta MLK Middle, APS Beecher Hills, APS   In September 2015, we began our second year as a FoodCorps Service Site. Working alongside educators and community leaders, our FoodCorps service members partner with Project Learning Garden (PLG) schools to help teachers bring their schools garden to life. Most…

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Get to know one of our 2015 summer interns, Noah Erwin

Get to know one of our 2015 summer interns, Noah Erwin About Noah: I was born and raised in East Tennessee, about an hour south of Knoxville in a small town named Townsend. I attend Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, reading, and playing golf. I was interested…

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Get to know one of our 2015 summer interns, Jonathan Perry

About Jonathan: I was born and raised in Atlanta, and I attend North Carolina A&T State University as a second year, Mechanical Engineer. I was assigned to work for Captain Planet Foundation through the TAG Internships Program. During my internship, I was predominantly organizing and sorting a wide range of digital files between the foundation’s collective…

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“Change doesn’t always happen in a 45-minute class period."

 Original post from georgiaorganics.org By Lauren Ladov FoodCorps Service Member with Georgia Organics and Captain Planet Foundation The magic brews stronger the longer it takes to change This winter, I led several different classes making butter. Understanding states and the transformation of matter is a Common Core standard K-3. Armed with heavy cream in jars, I challenged…

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FoodCorps Service, Three Ways

  Original post from georgiaorganics.org By Sarah Dasher FoodCorps Service Member with Georgia Organics and Captain Planet Foundation One thing I’ve found out so far in my service year with FoodCorps is that lesson planning is simply the worst. It’s terrible, and I hate it. I’ve asked teachers at my schools about it, and they’re with me.…

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