CIIP

2019 Week 6: Education & Youth Advocacy

DEVIN LUCAS | THE INTERSECTION Our specific site has not intersected (no pun intended) with any other CIIP organizations during the summer, but we have definitely worked alongside several others in the city. Every week we work with an umbrella organization called the Southeast Youth Collaborative (SEYC), which is a…
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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 6: Healthcare/Health Policy

CHANEL LEE | STAR TRACK This week I created a mental health and wellness presentation aimed for young boys in the community. Every month, STAR TRACK gives a presentation to a boys’ guild, and this month, they requested one on mental health. I also created a brochure with quick and…
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2019 Week 6: Environment & Food Access

TEAGAN KIM | BLACK CHURCH FOOD SECURITY NETWORK I wanted to wait to write this week’s reflection until after the Network met with Strength 2 Love, Carrine’s placement. We met with Reverend Darriel Harris today to pick his brain and talk about future opportunities for collaboration. Currently, our collaboration with…
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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 6: Family Wellness & Services

CHARLIE NGUYEN | EPISCOPAL REFUGEE & IMMIGRANT CENTER ALLIANCE Very often in the context of refugees, immigration, and asylum, society tends to focus on the tragic: forced displacement, deportation, and the violation of human rights in our country that we’ve been made aware of in recent months. Don’t get me…
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2019 Week 6: Community Arts Programs

SEHEJ PARMAR | BALTIMORE YOUTH ARTS If there is one thing I have struggled with this week at my internship, it is maintaining a balance – a balance between empathy and authority. I would have to say that if I were to take one of those personality tests, the results…
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2019 Week 5: Healthcare/Health Policy

KRISTIN KNIGHT | SHEPHERD’S CLINIC This week I collaborated with Hilena to make a presentation about the social determinants of health which we presented to a group of high school students. While doing research for this presentation I learned some jarring information. I learned that that there is a difference…
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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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