With next year marking the centennial celebration of Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s iconic hospital in Africa, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to announce the selection of its 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows. These 243 multidisciplinary graduate students at 12 ASF program sites throughout the U.S. will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact … [Read more...] about Announcing the 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows!
Social activist Geoffrey Canada is the man behind the Harlem Children's Zone -- described by President Obama as "an all-encompassing, all-hands-on-deck antipoverty effort that is literally saving a generation of children." As Paul Tough writes in Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America, the Harlem Children's Zone is a 97-block social experiment predicated on the … [Read more...] about ASF Recommended Reading — Win a Copy of “Whatever It Takes”!
Welcome to Beyond Boulders, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship’s official blog—soon to be a fun, engaging, insightful, practical, and entertaining stop on your blogroll, whether you’re one of ASF’s 2,000+ Fellows for Life, a member of a community that has been touched by the work of those Fellows, or simply someone whose StumbleUpon button brought you our way. If you fall into the former two … [Read more...] about Off and Running