Wednesday, September 14, 2005

A Personal Message to Readers

Friends and colleagues:

Those horrific scenes from New Orleans and the Gulf Coast have filled me with grief and anger. I relate in a deeply personal way to the suffering of people in South Louisiana. In the late 60’s and early 70’s I worked for the anti-poverty program in Baton Rouge. The team of VISTA volunteers that I supervised worked in the most impoverished neighborhoods in that city. A

Thursday, September 8, 2005

A Response to Hurricane Katrina

North Andover, MA - The major reason for not posting over the past two weeks has to do with Hurricane Katrina. I've been too overcome with sadness and anger to focus on workplace issues.

Let me share a few brief thoughts.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s I worked for the anti-poverty program in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In my role as supervisor of a team of Vista volunteers I discovered how