2021

2021 Week 4: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL This week I’ve been thinking about the ways that teachers and school staff interact with students. I have seen a few of them this week at my school talk to students with a disparaging tone without reason, and even if there was…
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2021 Week 3: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL This week was the first week of Springboard, the summer program at Calvin Rodwell. I am part of the support staff responsible for classroom assistance, taking the students to breakfast and lunch, and supervising them during enrichment. Simply put, I had a…
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2021 Week 2: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL This week I started working in person at my work site, attending meetings throughout the week in preparation for the start of the summer program. It was definitely awkward for me since I’m new to the team, but the staff welcomed me…
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2021 Week 1: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL Toward the end of the week I was slightly disappointed because I felt that I wasn’t doing enough work from the jump. After my original placement, Liberty Elementary, closed for the summer, I was placed into Calvin M. Rodwell Elementary/Middle School, and…
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2021 Orientation: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL I thought that orientation was really interesting and fun at times, but I didn’t realize how difficult it would be for me to sit for hours and listen in on the sessions and activities scheduled for the week. That was the most…
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2021 Week 6: Healthcare/Health Policy

OZIOMA ANYANWU | MOMCARES This week I came to the realization that my time with MOMCares this summer has gone by incredibly quickly. With only two weeks left, I’m appreciating that I’ve had the opportunity to learn about the management of a non-profit as well as the information that is…
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2021 Week 5: Healthcare/Health Policy

CARLOS BURI-NAGUA | CENTRO SOL Centro SOL’s Summer Scholars program is halfway done, which is insane to think about because time does go by quickly. The mid-way point is essential in my internship because most of the students have completed their research PowerPoint and abstract, which will either be presented…
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2021 Week 4: Healthcare/Health Policy

CARLOS BURI-NAGUA | CENTRO SOL The second week of Centro SOL’s Summer Scholars program consisted of teaching the youth the last part of new content and how to structure their PowerPoint for their research presentations at the end of the program. As I review their work, especially the beginning stages…
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2021 Week 3: Healthcare/Health Policy

OZIOMA ANYANWU | MOMCARES My keyword for Week Three was perspective. The past few weeks one of my favorite aspects of CIIP has been participating in our Bites sessions; especially when we’re in person. Firstly, I get the opportunity to learn about these local organizations from a first-person perspective which…
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2021 Week 2: Healthcare/Health Policy

OZIOMA ANYANWU | MOMCARES Week 2 of CIIP was primarily focused on independent research and reflection. Over the past year and a half, like everyone else, I’ve gotten accustomed to carrying out my life on my computer. Classes, meetings, and interactions with family and friends alike all took place through…
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