Welcoming our Summer Network Service participants

We welcomed most of our group today in the usual New Orleans, Duchesne House tradition of Madrid’s Gras: beads! We have one more arriving later this afternoon. In the mean time, the group is taking a “loop” around our neighborhood, stopping in to say hello to our community partners before ending up at the Community Book Center for a discussion on the recently published book, “Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston. Our neighborhood, Bayou Road:Domino Sound Record ShopThe old St. Rose de Lima church. Duchesne House is the old rectory associated with the parish. It was closed after Katrina.Across the street we have the Kitchen Witch, owned by our friends, Debbie and Philippe. Next door is Uber.Hair studio and buffet . . . The Community Book Center, where we’ll be gathering for discussions on history and culture.Stay tuned for a brief video introduction by each of the students.

2 thoughts on “Welcoming our Summer Network Service participants

  1. Thank you so much for sharing this info and pics. Morgan Wilkens is my granddaughter so I’m very appreciative of the daily update. She seems to be fully embracing this wonderful experience and I want to thank you for taking care of her and the other students in your care.


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