I left Bennett College, in the summer of 1964, to join about 17 other college men and women, to participate in a voter registration project in Orangeburg, SC. It was sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the local NAACP who supported our endeavors. We worked with many high school students;they were knowledgeable about their community. I also tutored a student who wanted to major in biology at Claflin University. It was an enlightening experience. After I graduated from Bennett in 1965, I continued to develop my social conscience in the Peace Corps where I served as a volunteer in Tanzania, East Africa.