Poverty up Close

I mentioned that I am a social worker by training and I’m also a pretty big  joiner so I couldn’t wait to get involved in my new community.  Even before we arrived in Dallas, I was doing research on the internet to find organizations that resonated with me and aligned with my particular interests and values.  In addition to getting started at the community garden,  I signed up for two different volunteer jobs–one with a social service center and one with a reading tutoring program at an elementary school nearby.

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