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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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2019 Week 2: Nonprofit Management

CLAIRE ZOU | BALTIMORE CORPS Sometimes I miss the laughter of children. I miss their naïve questions about the world, their fierce competition when racing outside, their unexpected thoughtfulness towards each other. Even when their unrelenting energy would tire me out, I miss how they’d come up to me with…
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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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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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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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