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AmeriCorps Member reflects on Take Ten involvement

By Reem Abu-Gdairi, Take Ten Volunteer and AmeriCorps Member at the Robinson Community Learning Center Youth violence had always been an issue that adults I’ve grown up around tend to look at as a natural part of growing up. In … Continue reading

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Change in perspective for Take Ten volunteer

By Thomas Mann, Take Ten Volunteer Like many first time volunteers, I did not know what to expect the first day I walked into a classroom as a Take Ten volunteer.  I was eager to see how much the students … Continue reading

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Volunteer finds change in perspective regarding violence

By Anna Marie Boarini, Take Ten Volunteer and blogger of the week! When I began volunteering with Take Ten, I was taking a seminar with Ellen Kyes. In the class, we learned about youth violence, how boys and girls handle … Continue reading

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Take Ten volunteer reflects on the culture of violence today

By Catherine Peck-Phillips, Take Ten Volunteer I believe that the culture of violence makes it both easier and more difficult to teach Take Ten. With the constant exposure to violence that is prevalent in our society, kids learn to identify … Continue reading

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