DOI / VISTA Team News
Great Turnout to Build Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute's Community Garden Shade Structure
by Tiffany Hoang, DOI/VISTA TCU Team Member, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI)
September 14, 2014
DOI/VISTA-BIA-Team Member Tiffany Hoang, serving at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) in Albuquerque, NM, organized an event to build a shade structure for SIPI’s community garden. Staff, faculty, students, and alumni took the time out of their evenings to volunteer and help build the structure for the SIPI community to gather, meet neighbors, share stories, and learn from one another. With the completion of the shade structure the Natural Resources Management Program will strive forth, promoting agricultural awareness and cultural activities, as well as increasing a sense of community ownership/stewardship.