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City Year: Week 9

Some higher nonprofit power must have read my blog post last week and responded in-kind: this week has been FAST PACED to say the least! On Monday, our brand-new AmeriCorps members started at City Year Columbus- so our office gained … Continue reading

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City Year: Week 8

This week has been long. Monday seems like it was SO far away. This week, work was not as fast-paced as usual. There has been so much going on in our office- the new AmeriCorps members start on Monday, and … Continue reading

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City Year: Week 7

After having the opportunity to briefly speak with the Columbus Foundation Governing Committee earlier this week, one question has continued to prod at me: “What would you, as a young person, offer as advice (to older generations of leaders)?”  My … Continue reading

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City Year: Week 6

The time here is FLYING by- how are we already more than halfway done with the summer? This week has been no exception in terms of diverse projects and interesting content at City Year Columbus. Although I worked remotely this … Continue reading

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City Year: Week 5

This week, we welcomed the new 2018-2019 service year AmeriCorps members! Needless to say, it has been a busy week at City Year. It has been exciting to witness City Year Columbus corps members at the very end AND the … Continue reading

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City Year: Week 4

“I couldn’t do anything other than this work- I believe in the nonprofit cause”. This week, I reflected on Kelsie Fields’ response to a question asked by a Columbus Fellow in a session on nonprofit development. Regardless of a role … Continue reading

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City Year: Week 3

This week at City Year, I had the opportunity to observe our mission in action. Between planning for City Year Columbus’ 25th Anniversary celebration and watching City Year Columbus Executive Director Tasha Booker speak about the impact of City Year … Continue reading

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