Central Baltimore Partnership

2019 Week 6: Nonprofit Management

CLAIRE ZOU | BALTIMORE CORPS On January 1, 2018, I decided to do something about the fact that time was passing too fast for me to appreciate life. Sounds lofty, but all I did was start a running journal of daily highlights so that I could remember the moments that…
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2019 Week 5: Nonprofit Management & Development

SOFIA CUENCA | CENTRAL BALTIMORE PARTNERSHIP Friday, I had the opportunity of going to the Baltimore Lights of Liberty protest against the current administration’s practices toward immigrant communities. More than 400 individuals from all over the city met in front of City Hall, marched to McKeldin Square to honor the…
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2019 Week 4: Nonprofit Management

SARAH KIM | IMPACT HUB For work on Monday, I played with Legos. I was at Fast Forward U for Impact Hub Baltimore’s annual retreat with my supervisor Michelle Geiss and her team: Michelle Antoinette Nelson, Pres Adams, Joe Tynes, and Alanah Davis. The team holds these retreats to celebrate…
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Week 3: Nonprofit Management & Development

LYLE CARRERA | FREESTATE JUSTICE I grew up on the outskirts of Las Vegas, Nevada, as the child of a single immigrant mother from the Philippines. When she wasn’t breaking boundaries in the burgeoning yet male-dominated internet industry, she was putting everything she had into raising a child that she…
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2019 Week 1: Nonprofit Management

SOFIA CUENCA | CENTRAL BALTIMORE PARTNERSHIP Creating Opportunities for Renewal and Enterprise (C.O.R.E) is a city-state partnership aimed at revitalizing Baltimore by clearing the way for new green space and affordable and mixed-use housing. This week I had the opportunity to attend Project C.O.R.E.’s Anniversary — removing 4,000 Units of…
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2019 Orientation: Nonprofit Management

SOFIA CUENCA | CENTRAL BALTIMORE PARTNERSHIP Walking through the Penn-North neighborhood I couldn’t help but notice the attention our mere presence was getting. The looks, the stares, the assurance from community residents that we were “safe,” all seemed to emphasize the idea that we, six undergraduate students from Johns Hopkins,…
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2018 Week 6: Nonprofit Management

EMMA MAXWELL | BALTIMORE CORPS So it’s officially reached the point in the summer where I’m getting really sad about having to leave Baltimore Corps. We were joking in the office today that there’s something called “Baltimore Corps years” (like dog years), where each month you spend with the organization…
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2018 Week 5: Nonprofit Management

EMMA MAXWELL | BALTIMORE CORPS I have never felt as ready for the weekend as I did at the end of this week. Turns out juggling the responsibilities of three other people plus your own internship projects is not as easy as I expected. As any Hopkins student (or really…
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2018 Week 4: Nonprofit Management

EMMA MAXWELL | BALTIMORE CORPS This week went from 0 to 60 real quick. Headed into Monday, my workload was dwindling a bit and I had started to get a little apprehensive about stretching my projects for the remaining four weeks. After this week, though, my fears have definitely been…
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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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