Author Archives: Michaela Cavanagh

First International Forum of Public Policy, Drugs and Vulnerability a great first step

Hey gang, Here is an article I wrote for an English-speaking news website here in Santo Domingo. Check out the full transcript below! It was a really cool conference and it was inspiring to be around people who were so … Continue reading

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Dispatches from Sugar Mountain

­­­Hi everyone, It’s hard to believe that Melissa and I have been living in Santo Domingo for two months! Time is flying. I’ve been doing a lot of different kinds of work, which I’ve really enjoyed — I’ve been learning … Continue reading

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Weeks 1 and 2

Hey all, Melissa and I have been here for exactly two weeks now! So far, so good. We’ve finally gotten everything straightened out in our apartment — power? Check! Gas tank for the stove filled? Check! Fully equipped kitchen? Mostly-check! … Continue reading

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A quick introduction

Hi all! My name’s Michaela and I just arrived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where I’ll be working as the new media assistant for El Centro de Orientación e Investigación Integral (COIN) for six months. I’m originally from Ottawa, but I’ve been … Continue reading

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