Week Two

2017 Week Two: Arts

CHRISTOPHER FRICK | STATION NORTH ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT – WEEK 2 The deadline for our mini golf installation is four weeks away, and there are still so many missing pieces. One of my biggest challenges this week was not with people—it was with geometry. I had the following list…
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2017 Week Two: Criminal Justice & Government Agencies

ANTHONY BOUTROS | FREESTATE JUSTICE – WEEK 2 Midnight irony! I entered the emergency room, my hand gripping the lower right quadrant of my abdomen. I looked around the crowded room filled with loud grunts and the subdued sobs of people accustomed to their pain. Suddenly, their groans and faces…
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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 Two: Food Access & The Environment

CODY FALTA | URBAN RESOURCES INITIATIVE (URI) / BALTIMORE OUTDOOR REC, MIDDLE BRANCH – WEEK 2 This week I learned canoes are terrifying to the average Baltimorean kid. Every program throughout the week began with assuring the kids that their life vests would, in fact, keep them alive, that their…
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2017 Week Two: Healthcare & Health Policy

ANUSHA GOLLAPALLI | SHEPHERD’S CLINIC – WEEK 2 MR. & MRS. K– “…and she hasn’t been doing too well.” “All right sir, in order for your wife to become a patient here, I’m going to have to ask you a few questions to see if she’s eligible – does that…
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2017 Week Two: Homelessness, Poverty & Neighborhood Improvement

EVAN DRUKKER-SCHARDL | UNITED WORKERS On Thursday night, the Baltimore Housing Roundtable held its regular meeting at the Impact Hub. The bulk of the meeting was abbreviated because the artists and activists who created an exhibition on the structural racism of urban housing policy in Baltimore and the Bronx were…
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2017 Week Two: Nonprofit Management

NINA KRAUSS | FUSION PARTNERSHIPS, INC. This is a completely genuine offer: if you (or someone you know) are (is) interested in interning this summer for an international throat singing project, I can put you in contact with someone who could use your help. I am tempted to throw this…
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2017 Week Two: Youth & Family Wellness

KAETLYN BERNAL | STRONG CITY BALTIMORE, BARCLAY After my experience in CIIP last summer, I knew this internship would present obstacles that I could not foresee or prepare for. However, I did not think this would happen so early on in my time at the Nate Tatum Community Center. My…
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2016 Week Two: Arts

SOPHIE ADELMAN – 901 ARTS This week, I finally adjusted to the reality of my placement at 901 Arts and the nature of how I am expected to work. It took me a bit of time to adjust to the environment and the independence that I am given to make my…
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2016 Week Two: Criminal Justice

HANA CLEMENS – PUBLIC JUSTICE CENTER This week I definitely became more acclimated to the work environment at PJC. I am beginning to have more projects, and I feel as though I am learning a lot. The biggest learning curve for me has been learning all of the legal terms within…
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