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An Intern’s Reflection

by Will Brown The fondest memories that I’ve formed during my time in high school have been in the garden, with my hands in the dirt and my head in the clouds. The sights, sounds, and smells of The Green Heart Project’s urban garden have the uncanny ability to lift my spirits despite the difficulties […]

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SUMMER 2021 YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – WEEK 8: REFLECTIONS ON OPTIMISM

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