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
Usually on Thursdays, we bring you new installments of "Five Questions for a Fellow." But today, we're bringing you a special reminder that registration for the 2010 Schweitzer Fellows For Life (FFL) Conference closes tomorrow, Oct. 1. Don’t miss your chance to be part of ASF’s biggest event of 2010 and register today! Need some convincing ? Here’s what you can expect by joining us the weekend … [Read more...] about Last Chance to Register for Our Annual Conference!
The kindness of strangers, and where it leads: that's the theme of this week's episode of NPR's This American Life, which tells the story of a transformative relationship between Jewish runaway Jack Geiger and African-American actor Canada Lee. It was 1940. 14-year-old Geiger had completed his high school coursework, but couldn't find a college that would accept him. There was conflict at home, … [Read more...] about FFL Conference Keynote Speaker Jack Geiger on NPR’s “This American Life”
The weekend of October 17, Schweitzer Fellows for Life (FFL) from all across the country (and the world) will gather for the 3rd Annual FFL Conference -- a unique gathering offering renewal and inspiration to professionals who are committed to serving populations in need. Dr. Jack Geiger (leading expert-slash-activist for health, poverty, and human rights issues) and Paul Schmitz (CEO and … [Read more...] about FFL Conference Breakout Sessions Announced!