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Final Week

I just wanted to articulate my appreciation for being able to participate in this program.  I have met some amazing folks at the Boys and Girls Club and have also developed some friendships.  I plan on continuing to stay involved … Continue reading

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Week #8- In My Feelings

Do not let the title fool you, this post is not about Kiki.  However, it is about the relationships I have gained and strengthened this summer at the Boys and Girls Club.  Earlier in this experience I wrote about the … Continue reading

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Week 7- End of BGCC Summer Program

I have begun to interview the BGCC summer fellows.  The compassion and devotion demonstrated by the words of the fellows has been inspirational.  As a person who does not work with the BGCC year-round, I have a deep understanding of … Continue reading

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Week 6 at the BGCC

This past week I invited to support the youth employment program in providing professional development to the teens in the program.  In the program, there are about 60 teens employed.  They have jobs all over Columbus; for many of them … Continue reading

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Week 5

There are a plethora of issues that exist in society.  By “issues” I mean barriers for all people having access to a secure and quality life (however that is defined by them).  Many people make the logical fallacy of stating … Continue reading

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Week 4- Building Cultural Competence

This week was action-packed.  One of the tasks I was charged with was hosting a conversation with Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) physician residents.  On occasion, the BGCC will host conversations with NCH residents with the purpose of broadening their understanding … Continue reading

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Week 3- We Can’t Do This Work Alone

It is almost impossible to change societal structures if organizations have individualist tendencies.  During the first week of my service, I went to a conversation involving the CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of America, and the CEO of … Continue reading

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