We blogged earlier this week about StreetWise, where a group of Schweitzer Fellows and Fellows for Life volunteered on Sunday, October 18. That same day, another group of Fellows and Fellows for Life traveled to Skokie Lagoons, part of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. They worked with Forest Stewards and FPDCC Staff to cut invasive plants and shrubs, as well as contribute to litter … [Read more...] about Snapshots from Skokie
3rd Annual FFL Conference
Check it out here. (A big thanks to our photographers, Chicago FFL Rob McKersie and New Orleans FFL Jonathan Howe.) … [Read more...] about Our FFL Conference Photo Album Is Live!
If you attended our 3rd Annual Fellows for Life Conference, you might have noticed a tall, sandy-haired man with a serious-looking camera snapping shots of you and your peers as they mingled, networked, and attended breakout sessions. That volunteer photographer (whose album of conference shots we’ll be posting shortly to our Facebook account) was Rob McKersie, MD, a member of the very first … [Read more...] about Nov. 19 Lecture: Dr. Rob McKersie’s Journey From Chicago’s Inner City to the Mountains of Nepal
As we mentioned in Tuesday's FFL Conference recap, last weekend included the first-ever FFL Conference Service Day, organized by the 2009-10 class of Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows. As part of the Service Day, a group of Schweitzer Fellows and Fellows for Life had the chance to spend their morning at StreetWise, an incredible Chicago nonprofit organization whose mission is helping people achieve … [Read more...] about Getting Wise to StreetWise