Look Me in the Eye

I have been meaning to write about this for months. It is well that I forgot because I have had new experiences which have led me to be even more pissed off. I live in Portland near Lewis and Clark College. A small liberal arts school that is charging students $39,970 per year in tuition … Continue reading Look Me in the Eye

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Voilà la classe française dans la prison!

This past Friday was my second trip to juvie to teach French. My fingerprints cleared the FBI and I have my own security badge. AND the photo is really cute! After the first class I was talking to K. the coordinator and Rev. Craig. I asked them if I had to leave the badge at … Continue reading Voilà la classe française dans la prison!

My First Visit to Juvie: the Training

As I mentioned last week, I had volunteer training on Saturday for the Oregon Youth Authority. The facility where I want to volunteer and where the training was held is in a small town about 25 miles south of Portland. There's an outlet mall there so I knew where I was going. The long driveway … Continue reading My First Visit to Juvie: the Training