Feature, Current Events, Education, Society

H.O.P.E. WAS HERE

Synopsis: Affluent, Boston-based college students embark on a weeklong goodwill trip to the slums of Lima, Peru in this story about the phenomenon of volunteer vacations—also known as “voluntourism” or service trips—which have fast become both a hallmark of global citizenry and a point of controversy for socially conscious millenials. In their attempts to teach English […]

Current Events, Education, Society

THE DUST ON OUR FEET

Synopsis: Just outside the city limits of Tegucigalpa, Honduras sits the city’s only trash dump, “El Crematorio.” The dump is filled with kids, some younger than ten who, along with their families, collect trash for a living. Born into one of the most viscous cycles of poverty imaginable, many of these kids become addicted to […]