Baltimore City Public Schools

2019 Week 6: Law/Policy/Government

ALYSSA WOODEN | OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY With my internship ending in two weeks, I feel like there are so many things going on at the Office of Sustainability that I won’t be able to be involved in. I won’t be able to keep working at the farmers’ market, or oversee…
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2019 Week 5: Law/Policy/Government

SAM MOLLIN | MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION After preparing for roughly the whole summer since I got here, this week one of my ongoing side tasks finally came to fruition; The Charles Center Wayfinding Workshop. First, some background. This workshop was held as part of the Inclusive Transit Initiative that the…
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Week 3: Law/Policy/Government

JOSH LEE | BALTIMORE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Looking back to how I was feeling just two weeks, I feel that I have already grown in my ability to work independently and conduct the necessary steps to completing my projects for the summer. Just two weeks ago, I was feeling overwhelmed…
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2019 Week 2: Law/Policy/Government

GRACE REN | MARTHA’S PLACE Every Sunday, I find myself wanting to put out a perfect blog post. I want to write something that tells a beautiful story, something that eloquently puts together the millions of emotions I feel every day. But actually, I am not feeling that urge today;…
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2021 Week 6: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL We have three student workers with us at the school, working as support staff and assisting us with day-to-day tasks. One of them has come to us from Centro SOL (Carlos’ placement) to work alongside the other students who’ve come to us…
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2021 Week 5: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL This week I have hit burnout and found it very challenging to get through the workday every day. It’s both interesting and unfortunate for me to experience this because I did not think I would feel burnt out in the work I’m…
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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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