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02 September 2021

Park Equity for All: Developing Critical Consciousness, Empowering Youth and Leveraging Community Resources

Without a doubt, the greatest part of my fellowship so far has been the Latino Conservation Week event that I was given the opportunity to co-produce with my coworker and accomplice Kate Montanez. Together we…
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13 August 2021

Nature is for You Too

If you told me a year ago that I would be working for the National Park Service today, I would have never believed you. After immigrating to the United States from Mexico at a very…
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12 August 2021

Connecting in the Great Outdoors

Building connections during a global pandemic is challenging to say the least. However, I got the chance to go on a camping trip with a bunch of HAF fellows and it was amazing, even if…
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12 August 2021

Dog-Eat-Dog World

Hello, my name is Alisson and I am an Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) Communications fellow working out of the WASO office. I'm now four months into this 11-month long fellowship and it has…
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10 August 2021

Fellowship from Home

Mid-August marks four months since I began my fellowship! The world over is still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, but in my role as a Communications Fellow with the National Park Service—Rivers, Trails and Conservation…
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09 August 2021

A Day at the Beach

For the month of July MERITO hosted a beach camp for students in which I volunteered. It was extremely fun and educational for the students and me. We got to learn about marine biology but…
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