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“Turning the Tide on Violence”| CPDC ServiceWorks Blog

A Step Toward Non-Violence at Mayfair Mansions By Katie O’Marra, CPDC ServiceWorks On Saturday, February 20, five weeks of skills training and event planning culminated in the Mayfair Mansions cohort of scholars’ capstone project. These scholars worked as a team to decide that violence in their community was a

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“Laying the Foundation at Historic Mayfair Mansions”| CPDC Serviceworks

Laying the ServiceWorks Foundation at Mayfair Mansions By: Katie O’Marra, CPDC ServiceWorks This is crunch time for ServiceWorks at CPDC. Our MLK Day of Service is just behind us and now, a boot camp event and the start of our 5-week program is just around the corner. As the

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“Reintroducing ServiceWorks”| CPDC ServiceWorks Blog

‘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

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“Making a Difference: StonyBrook Clean Up”| CPDC ServiceWorks Blog

Volunteers Embrace Clean Up at StonyBrook- Make a Difference Day 2015 By: Katie O’Marra, CPDC ServiceWorks In these early stages of facilitating ServiceWorks, every event still comes with a degree of uncertainty. Last Saturday’s Make a Difference Day project was no exception. I was unsure whether my small team

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“Building from Ground Up”| CPDC ServiceWorks Blog

“Building a ServiceWorks Program from Ground Up” By: Katie O’Marra, CPDC ServiceWorks Rolling out a totally new program is no small task. This week I’ve been thinking about the other AmeriCorps members I met at Pre-Service Orientation who entered into roles that were already created for them and had

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