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2020 Week 6

Sarah Abdellah | MOMCares Before reading this week’s blog, take five minutes and check-in with yourself: How am I feeling? Have I been eating regularly? Have I been kind to myself and others? Have I had good enough sleep? Have I been in the sun? Have I stretched my muscles…
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2020 Week 5

Sarah Abdellah | MOMCares Being a part of Baltimore’s response to COVID-19 has been exhausting yet rewarding at the same time. With the implementation of social distancing and transition to remote work, we are finding new ways to do our work to support the communities we have always cared about….
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2020 Week 4

Sarah Abdellah | MOMCares It feels incredibly surreal as we reach the midpoint of the Community Impact Internship Program this Summer. As a tradition, I look back at my blog and chicken-scratch notes from the first week of the program and reflect upon how far I’ve come – what I…
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2020 Week 3

Sarah Abdellah | MOMCares As we approach the one-month benchmark of official CIIP digital interning, I thought I would share a bit about adjusting to work from home, creating new routines, and serving the Baltimore community through a screen. I start my mornings around 7 AM with some hot Nescafe…
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2020 Week 2

Sarah Abdellah | MOMCares As I log into Zoom, I see a quick preview of my head full of thick curls and my name along the bottom of the screen ‘Sarah Abdellah (she/her/hers)’. The addition of my pronouns to my username was quickly commended by Killian, one of the doulas…
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2020 Week 1

Sarah Abdellah | MOMCares We are living in a time of revolution. The Black voices in our communities have consistently been calling for change. Calling for racial justice and the dismantling of structural, systemic, interpersonal, and institutionalized racism in our country. We are also living in a time of revolution…
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2021 Week 6: Community Arts Programs

MARCUS BREED | ART WITH A HEART This week was busy! I was able to finish up a design for a mural that Ali asked me to help with and now we are just focusing on figuring out the color scheme. I am so excited to see how the design…
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2021 Week 5: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE This summer I have grown tangible skills in program development and networking. I helped design a program to incentivize the renovation of vacant houses in Curtis Bay and Brooklyn without any previous knowledge of program development or things like renovation standards or contractor qualifications….
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2021 Week 4: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE I didn’t really know what my project was going to be when thinking of my goals for this summer, so my personal goals mostly revolved around how I engage with my partner and their neighborhood. I wanted to understand the needs of a new…
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2021 Week 3: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE My days have been long in front of my computer. I do not start going to my site in person until next week, so I am still entirely virtual. I have been enjoying the work I do on my own, but I am looking…
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