MLK Day of Service 2016| Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy By: Khadija Carr, CPDC ServiceWorks “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” That call to action is one that has come to encapsulate the spirit of collective impact for me. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
‘Reintroducing’ ServiceWorks to CPDC By: Katie O’Marra, CPDC ServiceWorks The ServiceWorks VISTA role at CPDC must seem a bit elusive to other CPDC staff at times. We entered the office this summer and met our new coworkers, but many people still didn’t really understand what it is we do
Reconsidering Who ‘Opportunity Youth’ Are By: Terrica Mitchell, CPDC ServiceWorks Recently, The Aspen Institute extended an invitation to ServiceWorks to participate in a discussion about ‘opportunity youth.’ Because we have recently completed our first cohort of ServiceWorks at Edgewood Commons and Stony Brook, this discussion was both timely and meaningful.
Change Comes from Within: Lessons in Community Development By: Marisa Strothenke, CPDC ServiceWorks While the first cohort of ServiceWorks has come to a close, planning for the rest of the year has just begun. The ServiceWorks Team has been hard at work sketching calendars, setting up meetings, researching partnerships, and
This Is How We Do It! By: Khadija Carr, CPDC ServiceWorks As the old adage goes, “all good things must come to an end.” But for two bright scholars, this is only the beginning. On November 4, 2015, Miadiamond Williams and Sherman Davis successfully completed the first cohort of