Tag Archives: Ohio

“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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Building community at “porch sit”

Theatre director Anne Bogart writes in her blog post “Community”, “The subject of the theater is not only the fictional community within a given play but also the actual communities that come together within the time set aside for performance: … 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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Nonprofits are a fast paced & flexible environment– no kidding!

Do you know how to ask, “What’s your household annual income,” in Somali or Spanish? Yeah, me neither. While my main responsibilities in this fellowship lie in the marketing and communications realm, I do however have plenty of opportunities to … Continue reading

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Week 6 – A Very Productive One

My experience at Tech Corps is getting more and more exciting. I am enjoying a steep learning curve and a power to get things done my own. As part of the annual report that I am working on, I had … Continue reading

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Half-Way Through the Fellowship

Time flies like an arrow. We are approaching the half-way mark of my summer fellowship. My project at Tech Corps is entering the production phase. My first “product” – Tech Corps Brand Identity Manual came out last week, and next … Continue reading

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Central Ohio Green Schools Initiative-On the Move!

Hello! This post is a little late-the past few days have been busy busy! Its official! We have three schools that have confirmed to attend the first meeting of the Central Ohio Green Schools Initiative in September!! These special three … Continue reading

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Coming back home.

Hello again Fellows and friends, The weeks seem to be flying by here at the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), and as I am coming into the second half of my fellowship I have taken some time to reflect upon … Continue reading

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Changes at Green Columbus!

As my second week at Green Columbus wraps up, there is so much to report! Perhaps most significantly, my project has completely changed! Our initial plan to design and implement a supplemental environmental education program for local elementary schools has been totally scraped-after … Continue reading

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Relationships: The Fabric of Our Lives

This week, my fellowship reminded me of the importance of establishing and maintaining positive relationships. Throughout our lives, we work with a lot of different people to do a lot of amazing things. But the relationships we take away from … Continue reading

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