Hey Everyone, Those who were affected by the recent hurricanes have really been on my mind lately. Thankfully, power has been restored in many places. However, there are still a lot of people without power. Puerto Rico is 100% without power currently. With so much damage done, I really want to do what I can … Continue reading Helping Out Where I Can
Hey Bulls! It's been a few weeks since my last post, but I hope everyone is well and is recovering from the stress of hurricane Irma. There are still people without power and water in south western Florida and the Florida Keys, so I'm hopeful that people are getting the supplies they need to get … Continue reading Because Food is Important Too!
Hey There, So after writing my last post, I felt this overwhelming feeling that I should do something to help those who were affected by Hurricane Irma. I decided to gather some supplies and take them down to the Naples/Immokolee area. I have family living in Naples so I had a better idea of what … Continue reading Hurry Up With My Hurricane Relief!
Hey Bulls, The last few days have been a little crazy due to Hurricane Irma. USF was closed for several days so that students and faculty could have time to safely evacuate, prepare, and return home. Today is my first day back since all the craziness began. Thankfully, I was able to safely evacuate to … Continue reading Back in the Swing of Things
Hey Everyone, In case you weren't aware, this morning the Trump Administration officially announced the plan to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This program gives protection to almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came the the United States as a child from being deported. DACA was enacted in 2012 under the Obama Administration, … Continue reading DACA: Where Do You Stand?
Hello Bulls! In preparation for hurricane Irma, here are some helpful tips to assist you: Pull out cash from ATM in case of power outages and for emergency purposes. Charge any portable chargers for laptop or cell phone use. Fill up gas tank. Purchase water, canned food items, and non perishables. Purchase batteries, candles, flash … Continue reading Preparing for Hurricane Irma
Good Afternoon Bulls! Today was an eventful day at OCEP! Erin and I took a trip over to the Botanical Gardens because we are both interested in sustainable gardening and food insecurities on campus. Like I've said before, we are both Social Work students so we are interested in promoting an initiative that can reach … Continue reading Just Checking Things Out