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Interview with MAZON Board Member Ruth Laibson

| May 6, 2009

Hunger bears many faces; luckily, the anti-hunger movement has just as many unique faces & personalities. One of the most beloved around our offices is Philadelphia-based activist, musician, mother, grandmother & MAZON board member Ruth Laibson. In the midst of all that, she took the time to answer a few of my questions last December. Read More

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The GATEway Project

| May 5, 2009

In a riverside settlement, the villagers noticed a baby in the river, struggling and crying. They all looked on in horror; the baby was going to drown!  One charged into the river to save the baby. The village rejoiced. Then, the villagers noticed another baby in the river, and several rushed in to save that Read More

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The Shop on Main Floor

| May 4, 2009

The woman who runs the small market downstairs lost her lease. They gave her 25 days notice; last Friday was the 25th. Ironically, it was May Day, a day in which many gathered to celebrate immigrant workers & downtrodden laborers such as her. I don’t know for a fact that this woman is an immigrant Read More

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El Salvador Days 6 and 7 (March 15 and 16, 2009)

| May 1, 2009

March 16, 2009 marked a day in history for the El Salvadorian people and we were able to be a part of it as we witnessed the nation’s presidential elections as international observers. At 5 a.m. we entered a polling place, a high school, in the southern part of San Salvador. In El Salvador, citizens Read More

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