Sultry summer weather was no match for more than 20 new Schweitzer Fellows who volunteered to clean up two childrenâs playlots in Chicagoâs Little Village neighborhood. Both playlots recently "flunked" safety inspections because of broken glass and other debris, and the lack of cushioning to prevent accidents.The service day gave the Fellows an opportunity to work as a group in the community. … [Read more...] about Chicago Fellows Rejuvenate Childrenâs Playlots
Alex Uihlein organized âA View from Our Eyes,â a group exhibit of photographs by clients of Lakefront Supportive Housing. Alex is a student at Northwestern University Medical School, and was a Fellow during the 2004-05 Program Year. During the past year, Alex met weekly with the group and taught them photography and dark room skills to encourage communication, community interaction, personal … [Read more...] about Art that Inspires and Heals
Over the years, many of those who learn about the Schweitzer Fellows Programs have marveled at such a âwell-kept secret.â That will now change, thanks to an exciting new ASF partnership with Allen & Gerritsen (A&G), New Englandâs largest independent advertising agency. Our new website is just one example of many ways in which A&G is working with the Fellowship to more effectively crystallize … [Read more...] about ASF partnership with Allen & Gerritsen promotes Schweitzerâs legacy today with new logo, website, and more.
On May 20 - 21, Ian Stevenson and Meghan Kalinich from the National Office in Boston attended the annual meeting of the Association Internationale pour l'Oeuvre du Docteur Albert Schweitzer de LambarÃ©nÃ© (AISL) in Gunsbach, France.Â A small village in the Alsace region of Southern France, Gunsbach is home to the Albert Schweitzer Museum and Archives, as well as Schweitzerâs childhood home.The … [Read more...] about Annual meeting of the Association Internationale pour l’Oeuvre du Docteur Albert Schweitzer de LambarÃ©nÃ©
On May 5, 2005 the Boston Schweitzer Fellows Program held its annual Celebration of Service, honoring the 2004-2005 Boston Fellows and their year of service. ASF welcomed twenty-nine new members into the Fellows for Life network, which now numbers over 1,200 individuals across the United States and abroad. Approximately 120 Fellows, supporters, and friends of the Fellowship shared in the … [Read more...] about Boston Schweitzer Fellows Program Celebration of Service