Time Article: “Keeping Homeless Kids in School” by Kathleen Kingsbury

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Posted by: Yasmin | March 23, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/03/23/time-article-keeping-homeless-kids-in-school-by-kathleen-kingsbury/ Interesting article that came out today about the economic crisis, education and family life…. Right now, nearly 1 in 10 children attending public school in Minneapolis is homeless. Read that sentence again. As Wall Street … Continue reading

Caseworker

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 23, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/23/caseworker-the-daily-planet-health-and-the-environment/ Today I came to the Daily Planet prepared to give a presentation on hairy cell leukemia but found that Sheree, the temporary manager, had other plans for me. I was given three tasks. They were … Continue reading

Brainstorm Session

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 18, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/brainstorm-session-the-daily-planet-health-and-the-environment/ Today I discovered that I would be teaching weekly health info sessions to the clients at the Daily Planet. The staff there seemed to be under the impression that I was some type of science … Continue reading

Susan

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 7, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/07/susan-health-and-the-environment-daily-planet/ Today I “interviewed” Susan, one of the most unique and inspiring people I’ve ever met. Susan is homeless and is dying of stomach cancer. However she was not always homeless. She used to live and … Continue reading

Daily Planet Introduction

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Posted by: jwalradt | February 3, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/03/daily-planet-health-and-the-environment-introduction/ Today was my first day at the Daily Planet Medical Respite Site. Even though this is my third year at the University of Richmond I haven’t gotten to venture into the city of Richmond much, … Continue reading