It’s been an exciting year for us here at The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship -- from launching a new U.S. program site, to cheering on one of our Fellows for Life as she was named a CNN Hero for her work to end domestic violence in rural communities. With the end of 2010 fast approaching -- and another big year (2011, the 20th anniversary of our U.S. Schweitzer Fellows Program) right around the … [Read more...] about Greeting 2011 With Gratitude: 2010 in Quotes and Pictures
For a full photo album from the Conference, click here. Follow @SchweitzerASF on Twitter and friend Schweitzer Fellow on Facebook to read our live Conference coverage. Thanks to heightened TSA rules and regulations, traveling across the country with your own toiletries can be a real chore—let alone traveling across the country with toiletries that you plan to donate to the domestic abuse victims … [Read more...] about 4th Annual Schweitzer Fellows for Life Conference Attendees Find Inspiration in Wynona Ward, Jack Geiger—and Each Other
Here at ASF, we’re beyond excited about this year’s Fellows for Life Conference keynote speaker, Wynona Ward -- a Schweitzer Fellow for Life and a 2010 CNN Hero who has dedicated her life to ending the cycle of domestic violence in rural communities. At our Conference on October 16 in Baltimore, we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be collecting donations of toiletries for the organization Ward … [Read more...] about Round Up Those Toothbrushes: Announcing a Toiletries Drive for Have Justice, Will Travel
Earlier this month, we brought you the news that domestic violence crusader Wynona Ward is now a CNN Hero as well as a Schweitzer Fellow for Life. Since CNN highlighted Wynona's story , people all across the country have been inspired by her journey from abuse victim to legal advocate. Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, people living in the Burlington, Vermont area have the chance to hear more about Wynona's … [Read more...] about Live in Vermont? Watch for Schweitzer Fellow Wynona Ward on Fox44 News tonight!
As a child growing up in rural Vermont, Wynona Ward and her mother suffered horrific abuse at the hands of Ward’s father. Now, Ward travels the length of the state several times each year in her trademark pickup truck, delivering mobile legal support for isolated, abused women and children in whose shoes she once stood. In honor of her efforts to end domestic violence by empowering its victims, … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Fellow Wynona Ward Honored as a CNN Hero