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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 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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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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2021 Week 2: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE I mentioned last week that I am struggling with virtual work. This is still true and I think it will take me a while to fully adjust, perhaps right when things are more in-person again. However, this week I also got to appreciate its…
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2021 Week 1: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE This week was challenging for me. I realized last summer that I struggle with managing my time and creating a schedule for myself while working virtually, but I found a system that worked for me and my partner and I had enough daily tasks…
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2021 Orientation: Community Arts Programs

MARCUS BREED | ART WITH A HEART The orientation taught me a lot about the history of Baltimore that I did not know. I had always known that Hopkins had a negative presence to many people, but I did not know the specifics of its harm. So many projects were…
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