Baltimore Corps

2018 Week 3: Nonprofit Management

EMMA MAXWELL | BALTIMORE CORPS As a now relatively-seasoned rider of the MTA, I’ve settled into a routine on my bus rides. I pop in my headphones, start up an NPR podcast like the slightly basic liberal I am, and spend my (on average) 23 minutes in a nice contemplative…
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2018 Week 2: Nonprofit Management

EMMA MAXWELL | BALTIMORE CORPS So week two is in the books, but it already feels like I’ve been with Baltimore Corps forever (in a good, familiar way, not in a time is dragging on interminably kind of way). I feel like this week I hit my stride on everything…
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2018 Week 1: Nonprofit Management

EMMA MAXWELL | BALTIMORE CORPS On my very first day going to work, I got on my MTA bus (shoutout route 22) and settled into my seat, already trying to guess what I’d be doing at work and worrying about whether I packed enough food for lunch (I didn’t). For…
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2018 Orientation: Nonprofit Management

EMMA MAXWELL | BALTIMORE CORPS Overall I found orientation to be an incredibly valuable experience, but I have to admit that as a rising senior who is interested in pursuing a career in the nonprofit sector post-graduation, the speakers we heard from definitely provoked more than a bit of stress….
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2017 Week Six: Nonprofit Management

VICTORIA LI | BALTIMORE CORPS How can we build organizational trust? This was the question that was dead center in the PowerPoint presentation to the entire staff at Baltimore Corps on Tuesday morning’s all-staff meeting. The group was then broken up into groups of three or four to discuss questions…
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2017 Week Five: Nonprofit Management

NINA KRAUSS | FUSION PARTNERSHIPS, INC. At CIIP orientation we were told that in Baltimore, a beverage consisting of half ice tea and half lemonade is called “half and half.” This left me with a burning question that, this week, I finally posed to everyone from Fusion within earshot- “Ok,…
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2017 Week Four: Nonprofit Management

VICTORIA LI | BALTIMORE CORPS This weekend I will be traveling up to Washington College at Chestertown, MD to help run a week-long summer program for 9th and 10th grade student leaders where they learn about Baltimore, Baltimore Corps and the issues that are facing the city today. I designed…
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2017 Week Three: Nonprofit Management

VICTORIA LI | BALTIMORE CORPS – WEEK 3 This week was mostly centered on the inaugural Elevation Awards Celebration & Showcase, which happened on the night of Wednesday, June 28th. This is the celebration of the work done by seven incredible social entrepreneurs with creative solutions to help their communities…
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2017 Week Two: Nonprofit Management

NINA KRAUSS | FUSION PARTNERSHIPS, INC. This is a completely genuine offer: if you (or someone you know) are (is) interested in interning this summer for an international throat singing project, I can put you in contact with someone who could use your help. I am tempted to throw this…
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2017 Week One: Nonprofit Management

NINA KRAUSS | FUSION PARTNERSHIPS, INC. “It’ll be perfect, we just have to figure it out as we go” is a statement I heard during my first staff meeting at Fusion Partnerships. This phrase arose out of a discussion surrounding office renovations, but I feel it may end up being…
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