Community Development

The Power of Music as Universal Language

The Power of Music as Universal Language

The intricate soundscapes of Buenos Aires are nearly impossible to ignore. Take a walk down the street, or merely crack open a window at any given time or day, and…

The Soup Kitchen Family

The Soup Kitchen Family

The hustle and bustle of the soup kitchen's daily grind in suburban Barracas is an impressive sight. As the volunteers involve themselves in the humdrum, already very much alive from…

World Day of Social Justice

[Find English version below] La Asamblea General de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) proclamó en 2007 al 20 de febrero como el “Día mundial de la Justicia Social”.…

Seeing a different part of ‪Buenos Aires‬ is something to never forget

Follow me to the barrio of Barracas, Buenos Aires. Here the amazing women of the Community Center and Soupkitchen prepare food for the children of the nearby kindergarten and the…

Taking on the role of a “student”

I am a sociologist at the University of New Hampshire in the USA. I normally don’t teach in the summer. Instead, I devote most of my time to research and…

A new age of diversity

Despite already being deep in the 21st century, there remains a worldwide trend associated with volunteering. As you scour the internet for volunteer opportunities, you will undoubtedly come across an…

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