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Fenway High School Students Tours the Mississippi Delta

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A team of sixteen Fenway High School students will tour the Mississippi Delta with Antoinette Harrell and Ines Soto, founders of Gathering of Hearts, to gain a deeper understanding of the history of poverty in the United States. We will expose the students to the reality of daily life in rural communities from the point of view of the descendants of slaves, still living in poverty. For the past three months Gathering of Hearts founders has been working with teacher and trip coordinator Lisette Castillo to organize this poverty awareness trip with the students. Please join host Antoinette Harrell as special guest Ines Soto, co-founder of Gathering of Hearts and Lisette Castillo, Educator at Fenway High School for an upcoming discussion.


Second Segement: Please join host Antoinette Harrell and special guest Wessam Al-badry a Iraqi-American photo jounalist.  He will discuss FISHING FOR HOPE  a documentary that follows photographer Wesaam Al-Badry as he journeys back home for the first time to see what’s happened to his extended family and others in the marshes of southern Iraq.