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More than 100 students from Howard University are in New Orleans during their spring break to participate in restoration projects, landscaping jobs, tutoring and to work the city’s Public Defender’s Office as they help rebuild the ..more
From Building Schools in Mali to Rebuilding Lives in New Orleans
by Bianca Garwood
NEW ORLEANS – Even when Howard University junior Natasha Graves was a student at Harriton High School in Rosemont, Pa., serving others was important her.

So, while in high school, she worked with seniors at Rosemont Manor visiting patients and creating birthday cards for those who without any family as a member of buildOn, a service program for American high school students that works on education and building programs around the world.  

 “In my junior year, I had the opportunity to go to Mali (Africa) for two weeks with buildOn and build a school in a rural village,” said Graves, a cheerleader and member of the National Honor Society in high school.  “It was one of the best experiences of my life.”

Name: Natasha Graves
Age: 20
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Classification: Junior
Hometown: Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Major: Community Heath
Previous ASB: Washington, Chicago

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