Gandhi Brigade

November 19, 2012 | Keri Rasmussen

Community Educators

Visitors From France!

The Gandhi Brigade promoters hosted a workshop for a group of international students from France. The promoters screened the documentary “Rights of the Butterflies” and followed the screening with a discussion immigration issues both in France and America. Afterwards, we facilitated an activity called “World on Fire” which was an exercise to show how every […]

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November 7, 2012 | Keri Rasmussen

Bringing Awareness

Being in Gandhi Brigade you get to learn various things, which is good. At least for those who like learning new things as much as they can. My most recent project dealt with a known problem, polar bears, which involved using information based design. With information based design I learned it’s more work on the […]

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November 6, 2012 | Keri Rasmussen

Simon Says

Simon Says… by Leonel Sanchez   October 24, 2012 Hello to everyone reading this blog! My name is Leonel and I am a peer instructor this year at Eastern Middle School. I love being a peer instructor; I like working with the kids as well as with the adults in the program. My favorite activity was […]

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October 29, 2012 | Staff Writer


The Rights of Butterflies (Video)

The Rights of Butterflies was conceived and directed by Laura Moya, a Montgomery College student, who approached the Gandhi Brigade to help in the production of the film. Her vision was to focus on the story of Katya, a hard working student who is involved in her community, to expose the difficulties that an undocumented […]

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October 26, 2012 | Keri Rasmussen

Kayin's Photo Stories

Producers (Video)

Producers by Teri West, Brienna Iyomahan, Nickson Minja, Bisrat Arega, Yonatan Mengesha and Sam Gezahegn October 18, 2012. Last week we shot a video about the rising prices of college. We chose this topic to bring awareness to a subject that will affect us and already affects many young people today. First we designated roles […]

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October 25, 2012 | Keri Rasmussen

Town Hall Meeting with Montgomery County Council

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting by Kayin Mazyck October 11, 2012. On Wednesday October 10, 2012, some members of Gandhi Brigade attended the Youth Town Hall Meeting in Rockville. The purpose of the trip, was to make our voices heard by expressing our opinions and asking questions to the City Council about what we can do to […]

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