It was hard to begin......and decide where to start, so i chose to start now.
Now, we approach the 8th weekend of our work in Jones Town.
Since Oct 1, 2005, we have been renting a classroom in the hardly used building of the Jones Town Agency for Change. For 2-3 hours on Saturdays and Sundays, 10 middle school students meet in preparation for the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics competition in http://www.playingatlearning.org/...
Nov 25, 2005
Struck by the people and images encountered through our work in Jones Town, we share with you a photo essay and inspired poetry both titled,
Each day we pass these faces
Living in their confined spaces
Sometimes surrounded by waste
Most of them growing with the taste
Of sufferation and despair
And then add violence, gunshots ring through the air
But still hardworking and full of pride
So even in their eyes, they cannot hide
The feigning of hope
Jan 16, 2006
In a press conference at the Jones Town Agency for Change, Scotiabank announces their support for Jamaica's first Innercity Robotics Team. Newspaper reports are carried in both the Gleaner and Observer, news items are broadcast on both TVJ and CVM-TV, with a feature shown on Jamaica's 24-hour news station, JNN, about the robotics programme in Jones Town.
Jan 16, 2006
On a cold and rainy day in San Jose, Jamaica and the Caribbean's sole representative at the Northern California FIRST LEGO League arrived to compete with the top 64 teams in the state. After 3 rounds of robot missions in the morning segment, their highest score of 117 was not sufficient to rank. Dejected and disappointed, they did not know ...
Jan 17, 2006