Tag Archives: Fellowship

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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3 Tips for an Aspiring Nonprofit Professional

During our Week 4 Fellows Learning Session, we got to hear from a pair of nonprofit professionals in Columbus who have both recently entered the nonprofit sector. Oyauma Garrison was already well into his career when he switched from the … Continue reading

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The Value in My Work

In my first blog post, I sought to tell a bit of my personal story. I wanted to explain the connections between my varied experiences over the past few years to show where I have been and where I am … Continue reading

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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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“I get told ‘I love you’, at least once a week.”

What has two thumbs, made over 300  name tags from scratch, fixed multiple bus crises, eaten a full vegan lunch, created a newsletter, sent out minutes of multiple meetings, helped stuff coolers in a small Honda, copied and laminated 128 … Continue reading

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My Summer Enhanced With Wright Choice

Leaving the house at 7am and knowing you won’t return until 8:30pm was a hard pill to swallow but I was determined to dedicated my summer to professional development. In addition to my fellow learning sessions and full time work of … Continue reading

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Godman Guild Community Partner of Surly Girl Saloon

One of the things I have noticed since I begin my fellowship with the Guild is that you can make professional connections EVERYWHERE. Being affiliated with a nonprofit allows you to meet many different kinds of people and gives you … Continue reading

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