Hebac Yo! Baltimore

2017 Week Six: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBCAC YO! BALTIMORE I tend to think non-profit work is always valiant and exciting. I know that there can be a lot of… menial work at times too, for everyone, from the top to the bottom of the organization, especially in smaller non-profits, but the work still…
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2017 Week Four: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBAC YO! BALTIMORE I haven’t seen my dad cry that many times in my life (sorry to bring up crying again this week). One of the few times I did, though, was when he was explaining the impact my mom was having on the lives of her…
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2017 Week Three: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBAC YO! BALTIMORE At some point in middle school, wrapped up in the societal influences that stem from the idea of masculinity, I decided I would probably never cry again. It seems like a weird decision now, but you have to keep in mind that thirteen-year-old me…
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2017 Week Two: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBAC YO! BALTIMORE – WEEK 2 When I found out that I would be working with an organization that supports people in acquiring their GEDs, I had no idea how many young children would be present at work everyday. I was shown otherwise upon starting, learning that many…
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2017 Week One: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBAC YO! BALTIMORE When I found out my internship site was six or so blocks north of the Hopkins hospital, I was really excited about the chance to experience a neighborhood I had never been in before while arriving to and leaving from my placement each day….
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2016 Featured Blog Posts

VICTORIA LUI – FRANCISCAN CENTER, WEEK 6 “Victoria, how many weeks do you have left before you leave us?” asked Ms. D. “August 5th is my last day, so I have two more weeks here.” “That’s so soon! I can’t believe how fast this summer has gone. Before we know…
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2016 Week Five: Education

CALEB WARREN – THREAD As the mountains of logistical paperwork tied to Youthworks have finally begun to disappear, Andrew and I are increasingly more and more able to actually do our jobs. Providing student support and enhancing their experiences at their worksites was what we had hoped we would be able…
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2016 Week Four: Education

ANDREW JOHNSON – THREAD In my role as Community Partner Coordinator at Thread, I am tasked with mediating disciplinary infractions in the hope of establishing a constructive solution. While I am mindful of the wishes of our community partners, I feel like I need to primarily serve as an outlet for…
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2016 Week Three: Education

CALEB WARREN – THREAD Last summer, I struggled to find thirty-five hours of work to do around the office where I worked. This summer, for the second week in a row, Andrew and I have each worked well over fifty. I share this not to play into the pity-demanding, abhorrent boasting…
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