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Duchesne House for Volunteers, in New Orleans, Louisiana, offers hospitality, immersion experiences and reflection for youth and young adults ages 16 and up doing service rebuilding homes, meeting people in New Orleans still dealing with the long term effects of Hurricane Katrina, exploring the various histories of the city, learning about the causes of the devastation and engaging in reflection and discussion with Religious of the Sacred Heart and others at Duchesne House.

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Participants at Duchesne House whill recognize Big Chief David Montana for his iconic white moustache and recall his warmth and generosity in welcoming us to his living room and sharing about the tradition of "masking" as a New Orleans Black Indi More >

What Our Guests Say

High School students I learned to put other peoples’ needs before my own. Don’t take what you have for granted. The most valuable insight I experienced was that there are always different perspectives on issues. More >
James Dellisola, Saint Anselm College ('18) More >
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