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Guest blog from Jodi, one of our pilot Project Leaders

Jodi Tatum was one of our pilot Project Leaders.  She is a 23-year old trained dancer who studied philosophy at Fordham University.  She started a project that used dance and choreography to help school children develop confidence and creativity. You … Continue reading

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Updates on the projects…

Here are some updates from our pilot Project Leaders.  Basically, they are rockstars doing amazing things to create change in NYC. Jermel Royal Jermel is delivering free household items to the victims of domestic violence.  He had his first furniture … Continue reading

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Guest post & testimonial from Ashley, one of our Project Leaders

This is a guest post written by Ashley Williams, one of our pilot Project Leaders.  You can check out her project website at http://pilot.pandoprojects.org/ashleywilliams. Ashley is a 20-year old junior at Columbia University. As a child, she participated in a … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Matthew Miller, future Project Leader

Yesterday morning I met with Matthew Miller at Pret a Manger in Union Square, where we shared ginger cookies and coffee and talked about his idea for tackling the literacy crisis in NYC. Matthew is a former AmeriCorps volunteer and … Continue reading

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Beautiful momentum

I’ve been working on Pando for a full year.  And we are finally at that sweet, sweet point of MOMENTUM where every day brings beautiful new changes and growth.  I’m going to start documenting these developments, so people know where … Continue reading

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