Human Chronicles
A Safe Place: Empowering Women Survivors of Sexual Violence in the DRC

 A Safe Place: Empowering Women Survivors of Sexual Violence in the DRC  I created this small blog in 2010 as a way to give something back in a year where I ultimately became too busy with full-time school and work. But in December of 2010, I made a commitment that the next piece I wrote […]

Experiencing El Salvador

  I am charged with the exciting prospect of picking a culture, studying it and then, while still in California, finding a way to “immerse” myself in an “experience” of what it might be like to be someone from this culture. This is for a class I am taking on further developing my understanding of culture […]

Gulf Oil Spill: One Louisianan Fishermen’s Experience

There are an estimated six million speckled trout in the Gulf of Mexico, a popular catch for the fishermen of Louisiana. Bill Lake is one of those fishermen. He owns Bayou Guide Service, a commercial fishing charter company that he has operated for 16 years, out of Houma, Louisiana. We speak by phone early one […]