Author Archives: bradleypetrella

Ending Surprise

Transitions are gonna get easier… right? That is the question I kept asking myself (to the tune of The Five Stairsteps “Ooh Child”) this week as I pondered why the last week of any involvement for me always seems to … Continue reading

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Some Things Old, Some Things New

Week 9 was my second to last week of the Fellowship, and it felt fitting in a number of ways. While I again spent most of my time working independently and quietly on my review of the Crime Victims Rights … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Two…

Two weeks left of being with Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center that is. When periods of life are coming to a close, the ends have often snuck up on me, so I am thinking ahead to be more prepared for … Continue reading

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Treating Learning and Change as Continuums

Some of my recent blog posts have discussed my desire to make positive changes in both personal mindset and conduct. Last Thursday, another Fellow asked how I was doing with running my personal life like a nonprofit program. I was … Continue reading

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A Professional Living With Parents

When I attended the Fair Trade Campaigns 2018 National Conference in Washington D.C. in March, I was thrilled to meet Ben Conard, a fellow fair trade advocate, whose Tedx Talk had given me inspiration in leading the Fair Trade Campaign … Continue reading

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The Case for Running My Personal Life Like a Nonprofit Program

Originally, I was going to name this week’s blog “Waiting, Stuck in Transit” because that is how I felt about my situation at the beginning of week 6. I was in a period of transition, moving from the first half … Continue reading

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4th of July Reflection

(This post was delayed but originally written during Week 5.)  In this fifth week at Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center, my supervisor is out of the office. I am wrapping up my review for the Crime Victims Rights Toolkit. That … Continue reading

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