Week Four

2017 Week Five: Education

SAM IGO | LIBERTY ELEMENTARY & REC It’s hard to reflect on the week when the news of yesterday is still so new. One of the reasons I am so passionate about public policy is improving lives — making sure everyone can enjoy them in a way that’s equal and…
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2017 Week Four: Arts

NAADIYA HUTCHINSON | 901 ARTS On our most recent Baltimore Bites event, we had the pleasure of hearing from Marc Steiner on his opinion on the media but also other current events and affairs in Baltimore. As I sat and listened to this white man, talk to me about blackness,…
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2017 Week Four: Criminal Justice & Government Agencies

CLARISSA CHEN | MADE IN BALTIMORE, OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY Working for the government is strange. I remember hearing the names of non-profit after non-profit being announced during orientation week, collecting in my mind a list of places my peers would be working over the summer. “The government’s policies oppress us,”…
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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 Four: Food Access & the Environment

CODY FALTA | URBAN RESOURCES INITIATIVE (URI) / BALTIMORE OUTDOOR REC, MIDDLE BRANCH For someone working outdoors all summer, I ended up spending very little time outside this week. After my weekend I worked from home, doing some design work and making a draft of a logo for Batlimore Outdoor…
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2017 Week Four: Healthcare & Health Policy

ANUSHA GOLLAPALLI | SHEPHERD’S CLINIC This week has been a whirlwind! I cannot believe how fast this internship is going by – it feels like I just got here and I only have about 3-4 more weeks left! I’ve been absolutely loving working at the clinic. The clinic has been…
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2017 Week Four: Nonprofit Management

VICTORIA LI | BALTIMORE CORPS This weekend I will be traveling up to Washington College at Chestertown, MD to help run a week-long summer program for 9th and 10th grade student leaders where they learn about Baltimore, Baltimore Corps and the issues that are facing the city today. I designed…
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2017 Week Four: Youth & Family Wellness

KAETLYN BERNAL | STRONG CITY BALTIMORE, BARCLAY Every summer we have a community cookout with two communities that surround Barclay. This was a big task as most of the work seemed to fall on the community leaders in Barclay as we are the most organized leadership team of the three…
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2016 Week Four: Arts

SOPHIE ADELMAN – 901 ARTS You can have the most fun of all when things don’t go as planned. In the self-care exercise on the first day of orientation, at the front and center of my mandala, I cut and pasted “I didn’t expect this” out of a magazine. It’s as…
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