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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: Community Arts Programs

JEVON CAMPBELL | DENT EDUCATION This week was pretty cool. I feel like I am getting a much better handle on how to do the paperwork for the food and the timesheets for our YouthWorks students. I still like my coworkers and I feel like I am getting to know…
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2019 Week 4: Community Arts Programs

NIKKI GARCIA | LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL This past week was a short one. I only came in for a full, scheduled, day of work on Monday and Tuesday at Liberty Elementary. The YouthWorkers started on Monday, July 1st. It was a busy and confusing morning because our roster didn’t exactly…
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Week 3: Community Arts Programs

ZAKIYA CARTER| 901 ARTS Considering that I will be working at a nonprofit in Better Waverly (AKA best Waverly) Whig serves youth pursuing Art and Music this I run into several great and inspiring people. I could talk about the people at Fusion Partnership who manage the finances of the…
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2019 Week 2: Education & Youth Advocacy

MOUFI ADEDOYIN | CITY SPRINGS ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL A challenge that I faced this week is calling potential business partners to join our Strive for Under Five Initiative. Last year City Springs and four other partner schools started a Strive for Under Five initiative as a way to provide incentives and…
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2019 Week 2: Community Arts Programs

EMMA ELIAS | WIDE ANGLE YOUTH MEDIA This week, I felt lonely. Maybe we can call it “independent” to put a more positive light on it? Every day this past week there were usually only about four people, including me, in the normally crazy busy office. I listened to music,…
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2019 Week 1: Community Arts Programs

SEHEJ PARMAR | BALTIMORE YOUTH ARTS “We can do better than prison.” If you get off the JHMI at the Southbound Peabody stop and walk a little down towards Mercy Hospital until you hit West Mulberry Street, turn right, pass two street lights and walk to the end of the…
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2019 Orientation: Community Arts Programs

SEHEJ PARMAR | BALTIMORE YOUTH ARTS I’ll admit that when we were first provided with dates of all the CIIP events, I had to read through twice to confirm orientation was a full week from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day. I mean that was like a full week…
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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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