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You gotta march

By Natalie Sherman Today, we marched. Millions of women, men, children, etc. stepped off on the streets of D.C. The Women’s March stands for so much. Watch a video of our experience.

The best view of D.C.

The best view of D.C.

While the morning sessions at The Washington Center were interesting as always, that was not the most important part of my day today – a day that was overwhelming.

Feel the Bern

Feel the Bern

By Natalie Sherman I think its safe to say this day was one for the books! We began the day at The Washington Center, first hearing from Ron Christie (Co-Founder, No Labels.org; Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush; Adjunct Faculty, Georgetown University), who spoke about black leadership in … Continue reading

The winds are changing

The winds are changing

By Natalie Sherman “Our leadership is failing us,” said Bob Deans, the Director of Strategic Engagement at the Natural Resources Defense Council. He went on to list rising sea levels, croplands drying up into deserts, species going extinct, ice caps melting, and the dying of the great barrier reef as a few examples of the … Continue reading

Starstruck

Starstruck

By Natalie Sherman Today was the day of meeting our representatives! We began the morning at TWC, first hearing from John Hudak (deputy director of the Center for Effective Public Management and senior fellow, governance studies, The Brookings Institute), who spoke about marijuana policy and the pros and cons of its legalization in some states. … Continue reading

Do you want to hear my elevator pitch?

Do you want to hear my elevator pitch?

By Natalie Sherman Hard to believe we have reached our 10th day in D.C.! We began the morning at The Washington Center, where we first heard from Bob Deans, the director of strategic engagement at the Natural Resources Defense Council. He spoke about the realities of climate change and what that means not only for … Continue reading

An ode to public transportation

An ode to public transportation

By Natalie Sherman During our time in D.C., we have been no stranger to public transportation. The Metro has become a daily routine, and the maps that used to be confusing now read like a book. Along with the Metro system, public bike rentals and Lyft scooters litter the streets. No matter what your preferred … Continue reading

S(no)w body can tear us apart

S(no)w body can tear us apart

The battlefields are packed. 500 people stand, divided down the middle, armed and ready. “One, two, three!” screams somebody from the back, and suddenly the groups erupt into noise, snowballs hurling through the air. Parents with their children, teenagers with their friends, 30-year-olds, 50-year-olds, all stand side by side. There is no way to know … Continue reading