Stop, Look, Listen

After a long day of travel on some less than smooth flights, I’m safely back in Ann Arbor. Back to my own bed, my own couch, and to be honest – my own safety net.  Spending the last seven days in Mississippi has certainly changed me for the better, and certainly pushed me outside of…

Poor on Paper, Rich in Experience

“People may not be aware that they are in poverty if all they have known is struggling”-overheard at our community presentation in Cleveland, MS These words bounced around in my brain, hitting all the right notes, as I scribbled quickly trying to capture the nuggets of information shared at our roundtables. I was pleasantly surprised…

Mississippi, You’re On My Mind

Although I recently graduated and have a lot of great memories from my time at the School of Public Health, the “cherry on top” of my graduate school education is the trip I am embarking on to the Delta Region of Mississippi with several other University of Michigan students. I see this experience as a…