On September 11th, CCAH joined thousands of other volunteers to help AARP Foundation pack one million nutritious meals for low-income seniors in the DC metro area to wrap up AARP Foundation’s Summer of Service to Seniors℠.
At a young age, I found it imperative to learn about and appreciate nature. As a kid, I remember going on field trips to our local marsh to plant trees and joining environmental clubs at school to raise awareness and participate in clean-up events. Environmental issues have always and continue to be significant to me because although our society continues to make significant progress in securing for ourselves a better future, it will only go so far if we don’t have an inhabitable planet in the future.
One of the proudest moments of my life came when I was standing on stage behind Secretary Clinton, celebrating her resounding victory in the South Carolina Democratic Primary. While on stage, I initially thought about how proud I was of her, how proud I was of our team, and how proud I was of myself for not nervously shaking too much. As I listened to Secretary Clinton talk about what the campaign had done so far, and about what the campaign sought to do, various images from the weekend came to my mind.