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Jahi Mackey

Program Director/Founder, The 821 Project in Baton Rouge

The Journey of The 821 Project

PRESENTED ON OCT 27, 2017
IN BATON ROUGE @ VOL 6

Jahi Mackey shares the journey of The 821 Project, a nonprofit organization that he founded to promote global citizenship and multicultural community empowerment in south Louisiana. By sharing the story of 821, he also shares how he used his unique voice and life experiences to fill a longstanding void in our city and region.

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A Special Journey

BY MARK BOWYER
@ VOL 7 ON APR 21, 2016

Mark Bowyer is the founder of Rusty Compass - an independent online travel guide to Vietnam and Cambodia. He has been exploring Vietnam and Cambodia since 1990 and has spent upwards of ten years of his life in hotel rooms. He was featured in the New York Times in 2015. In this talk, Mark will share with us his ideas on what makes a special journey.

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BY AUTUMN SMITH
@ VOL 144 ON FEB 22, 2017

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A Journey to the Motherland (Cambodia)

BY VITH ING
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 31, 2018

Vith Ing, Photojournalist

“A Journey to the Motherland”

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Space for Everyone

BY SANJIDA RANGWALA
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 27, 2018

Sanjida Rangwala was born in India, but spent her formative years in Canada. As an immigrant to the US, she spent 17 years working on gaining citizenship in the US. In her presentation, she talks about how that has shaped her view of her space in the US and how we can make more inclusive communities for all.