Community Food Box Project

This isn’t on my usual topic of education, but this is a blog post from my daughter who has started the Community Food Box Project in Indianapolis. If you are interested in this project, you can find out more about it on the Community Food Box Project Facebook page.

Desmond Tutu Center Youth Fellows

The Desmond Tutu Youth Fellows trip to South Africa inspired me to start working on my social justice project immediately after I returned to Indianapolis. I have developed the “Community Food Box Project,” and my constant work on the project is the reason for my absence in blog writing (sorry!).

After meeting Desmond Tutu and hearing his kind and wise words, “Reach for the stars, you can dream,” my life changed. Something sparked in me, it was passion and a new sense of self-confidence I had never experienced before. I started to think about what I can do instead of everything I can’t do. So I brought this new attitude back to Indianapolis in order to start my social justice project. The Community Food Box Project was born soon after my mom showed me a Huffington Post article about a “little free pantry” movement in Arkansas. A woman built small structures similar to…

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