Final Outcomes and Reflection

In the beginning of this class I was really unsure on where I wanted to direct my main focus to. On one hand, I was interested with helping CELLA and fixing the LCM’s garden, but on the other I really wanted

Final Outcomes and Reflection

In the beginning of this class I was really unsure on where I wanted to direct my main focus to. On one hand, I was interested with helping CELLA and fixing the LCM’s garden, but on the other I really wanted

Semester Reflection

When I reflect on this last semester, I can’t help but to consider my entire experience here at The New School. Over the last two years, I have grown exponentially as a student, a professional, a friend, a peer, a confidant and

Semester Reflection

When I reflect on this last semester, I can’t help but to consider my entire experience here at The New School. Over the last two years, I have grown exponentially as a student, a professional, a friend, a peer, a confidant and

Crisis Mode

Together with Luke Hartstone-Rose, we designed an emergency response system executed through SMS-based dissemination to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines stay properly informed by their government’s and NGO’s response efforts. Through utilizing existing technology used widespread throughout

Crisis Mode

Together with Luke Hartstone-Rose, we designed an emergency response system executed through SMS-based dissemination to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines stay properly informed by their government’s and NGO’s response efforts. Through utilizing existing technology used widespread throughout

Take Away and Reflection

The main take away is relationship that I have built with Marie in Tacloban and Ali+Brit in Greenpoint. Although Marie wasn’t the best contact for the research, I got to be part of someone’s life and started to share life

Take Away and Reflection

The main take away is relationship that I have built with Marie in Tacloban and Ali+Brit in Greenpoint. Although Marie wasn’t the best contact for the research, I got to be part of someone’s life and started to share life

Class Conclusion

This class has proven invaluable to me, as I was able to learn from the many different ways of approaching the same topic that were expressed.  I feel that the nature of the course, which allowed each of us to

Class Conclusion

This class has proven invaluable to me, as I was able to learn from the many different ways of approaching the same topic that were expressed.  I feel that the nature of the course, which allowed each of us to

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Archive and Reflection

Key Take-Away: I should have spent a lot more time in Greenpoint, more time talking to Pastor Amy, and more time talking to my peers. I think my subjects of inquiry would have reached greater resolution if I had made

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Archive and Reflection

Key Take-Away: I should have spent a lot more time in Greenpoint, more time talking to Pastor Amy, and more time talking to my peers. I think my subjects of inquiry would have reached greater resolution if I had made

Reflection

During the semester I was able to learn a lot about different issues going on around the world, how to help solve these problems, how organizations work, and how to do research and work individually.   At the beginning of the

Reflection

During the semester I was able to learn a lot about different issues going on around the world, how to help solve these problems, how organizations work, and how to do research and work individually.   At the beginning of the

Tacloban Bracelet Making

Here are a few pictures from the bracelet making table at last Sunday’s Bazaar. Twelve bracelets were made using the magazine beads which proved to be quite fun to create. These bracelets are going to be sent with Jackie when

Tacloban Bracelet Making

Here are a few pictures from the bracelet making table at last Sunday’s Bazaar. Twelve bracelets were made using the magazine beads which proved to be quite fun to create. These bracelets are going to be sent with Jackie when

How Organized are Relief Organizations

Here is the link for our presentation.    http://prezi.com/qo2iiy83olsn/how-organized-are-relief-organizations/

How Organized are Relief Organizations

Here is the link for our presentation.    http://prezi.com/qo2iiy83olsn/how-organized-are-relief-organizations/

Cella Stakeholder Map

I had not posted  the stakeholder map of all the people involved in Cella and their deliverables.  I worked on it a lot, and had several meetings with Alison from February up until mid April. .

Cella Stakeholder Map

I had not posted  the stakeholder map of all the people involved in Cella and their deliverables.  I worked on it a lot, and had several meetings with Alison from February up until mid April. .

CELLA banner

Cella Poster

  I thought I posted this one earlier, but I guess I forgot to post… I delivered this poster for first Cella’s works shop which held in April.    

CELLA banner

Cella Poster

  I thought I posted this one earlier, but I guess I forgot to post… I delivered this poster for first Cella’s works shop which held in April.    

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Messiah garden FT

Community garden at LCM Field Trip: modified raised bed, planted pots and garden.

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Messiah garden FT

Community garden at LCM Field Trip: modified raised bed, planted pots and garden.

Relief aids to rebuilding the community

Final GP presentation posters

1- Stories of women in the Crisis.     2- Organisational problem/alternatives/perspectives in relief to rebuilding the community    

Relief aids to rebuilding the community

Final GP presentation posters

1- Stories of women in the Crisis.     2- Organisational problem/alternatives/perspectives in relief to rebuilding the community    

A Reflection

I came to this class not knowing what to expect. The independent nature of the class took me off guard and left me to my own devices, or rather, those of my classmates. In this class I have found that

A Reflection

I came to this class not knowing what to expect. The independent nature of the class took me off guard and left me to my own devices, or rather, those of my classmates. In this class I have found that

Gentrification and the Environment: Presentation Materials

Here are the powerpoint presentation slides with the visuals from my presentation. Click on the link below for a pdf version gentrification and the environment Materials consulted. Curran, Winifred, and Trina Hamilton. “Just green enough: contesting environmental gentrification in Greenpoint,

Gentrification and the Environment: Presentation Materials

Here are the powerpoint presentation slides with the visuals from my presentation. Click on the link below for a pdf version gentrification and the environment Materials consulted. Curran, Winifred, and Trina Hamilton. “Just green enough: contesting environmental gentrification in Greenpoint,

Bracelet Update

So, as you all know, we want to have a bracelet making/letter writing component connected with out Tacloban information. As I have been researching different materials, I have come across a few issues that I would like to get some

Bracelet Update

So, as you all know, we want to have a bracelet making/letter writing component connected with out Tacloban information. As I have been researching different materials, I have come across a few issues that I would like to get some

Cella Messiah Lutheran Community Garden

Today May 4th 2014, raised bed modified and planted eggplants, cucumbers, tomatoes and swiss chards with Cella Team.

Cella Messiah Lutheran Community Garden

Today May 4th 2014, raised bed modified and planted eggplants, cucumbers, tomatoes and swiss chards with Cella Team.

Participatory Budgeting in Brazil Favelas

Strategy Belo Horizonte-Lara article This is an article about Participatory Budgeting in Brazil. It brought tremendous changes into Favelas, which is unsettlement housing areas in Brazil. It is used in many areas of the world, the video is made in

Participatory Budgeting in Brazil Favelas

Strategy Belo Horizonte-Lara article This is an article about Participatory Budgeting in Brazil. It brought tremendous changes into Favelas, which is unsettlement housing areas in Brazil. It is used in many areas of the world, the video is made in

my friend Marie

As I research more and more about Tacloban and Yolanda effect through out the semester, I start to focus on how people at the location are doing. I wanted to be connected with people in the location and ask about

my friend Marie

As I research more and more about Tacloban and Yolanda effect through out the semester, I start to focus on how people at the location are doing. I wanted to be connected with people in the location and ask about

FAQs: Government’s immediate response to Typhoon Yolanda

Below is FAQ from the Presidential Management Staff and Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office. It is interesting to look at it from Government side. Government knew this will be big storm, so prepared before hand however the preparation

FAQs: Government’s immediate response to Typhoon Yolanda

Below is FAQ from the Presidential Management Staff and Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office. It is interesting to look at it from Government side. Government knew this will be big storm, so prepared before hand however the preparation

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Foreign aid transparency hub

Foreign aid transparency hub This is Philippines gov site that just launched version 2.0 on 25th April  reveals where all foreign aid goes. It is quite well organised, yet details are missing. Also all government embassy’s got user names and

FAiTH_Infog_9Dec_1025am

Foreign aid transparency hub

Foreign aid transparency hub This is Philippines gov site that just launched version 2.0 on 25th April  reveals where all foreign aid goes. It is quite well organised, yet details are missing. Also all government embassy’s got user names and

Workers Continue To Find Bodies Of Typhoon Victims

Workers Continue To Find Bodies Of Typhoon Victims The devastation continues of the typhoon in Tacloban. 

Workers Continue To Find Bodies Of Typhoon Victims

Workers Continue To Find Bodies Of Typhoon Victims The devastation continues of the typhoon in Tacloban. 

CELLA/Greenpoint

We need to find a way to express to the people of Greenpoint that their soil and land is infected and unhealthy without offending them and making their land seem lesser because they could take it in the wrong way,

CELLA/Greenpoint

We need to find a way to express to the people of Greenpoint that their soil and land is infected and unhealthy without offending them and making their land seem lesser because they could take it in the wrong way,