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This summer… I work for the Justice League!

My name is Bradley Petrella, and for the next ten weeks, I’m working for the nonprofit Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center (formerly the Justice League of Ohio) through the Columbus Foundation Fellowship. Continue reading

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The Sendoff

Today is my last day as a Columbus Foundation Summer Fellow. Some might see this as a sad day, but instead I view it as a form of graduation. I will be able to say I have completed a challenging, … Continue reading

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Immersion

On my last official day as a Columbus Foundation Summer Fellow at Actors’ Theatre of Columbus, I’m thinking about immersion. I think about learning a language by spending time in another country among its people, planting roots in an unfamiliar city, … Continue reading

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This is the work.

When I told my friends two years ago that I was moving from Washington, DC to Columbus for graduate school, they often said: Columbus? Ohio? It was then that I started to notice that in movies and TV shows, when … Continue reading

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People and numbers

Earlier this week, after spending four days collecting survey responses the previous weekend at Actors’ Theater’s performances of Captain Blood, I opened up a spreadsheet with data from 86 surveys and thought: now what? Collecting the data is one thing; … Continue reading

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Supporting artists at Actors’ Theatre of Columbus

This morning–my third day as a Summer Fellow at Actors’ Theatre of Columbus–I woke up at 6am, went to the gym, came home and got ready, and drove over to ATC’s offices in Schiller Park in German Village to begin … Continue reading

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My Home Run Week at RMHC

My ninth week at Ronald McDonald House has been the quickest week yet of the Summer Fellowship program. This week featured a number of fun events that I attended, a Learning Session, and RMHC Intern Appreciation Day! This past Monday … Continue reading

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#Share31

The eighth week at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio brought about a change in my energy and excitement for the Volunteer Stewardship Plan. This week marks a time when I can see everything finally coming together. By drafting … Continue reading

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Giving & Golf

This seventh week started out in an exciting flurry at the Ronald McDonald House Charities 25th Annual Joe Mortellaro Golf Classic. This charity golf outing, which is annually put on by the Ronald McDonald House, is the biggest golf outing … Continue reading

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How Many Hats Do You Wear?

My sixth week at Columbus’ Ronald McDonald House involved me wearing a number of different ‘hats’. Through my experience as a Summer Fellow and in other internships that I have completed, I have slowly realized that non-profit professionals wear a … Continue reading

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