This week I was able to experience an aspect of Urban Tree Connection’s work that I was not as familiar with. I have been learning a lot about the intricacies of their food and distribution program through the grant writing that I have been involved in. I know that they grow over 10,000 pounds of… Continue reading Farmer’s Market
Work has been going fairly well. I don’t have anything particularly new or exciting to report at this time about my experience. I will be honest in saying that the days are a bit monotonous. It is tiring staring at a screen for 6 or 7 hours each day. It is difficult to find motivation… Continue reading Struggling to Find Motivation
What work or issues does the organization you are working at focus on? What has your role as an intern been so far? I am working at the Urban Tree Connection this summer. The organization focuses on transforming vacant lots into greening and gardening projects within the Haddington neighborhood of West Philadelphia. They are focusing… Continue reading My Interest and Involvement in Social Justice…..
I have been keeping myself busy these past couple of weeks at the Urban Tree Connection. The more time that I spend there, the more I am learning about how complicated it is to keep a grassroots nonprofit organization up and running. Administrative work is an integral part of nonprofit organizations, but it can be… Continue reading Organizational Relationships
I recently finished my first week working at the Urban Tree Connection, a nonprofit organization in West Philadelphia. I will be working here for the remainder of the summer, and if all goes well with my work, I will continue into the Fall Semester. I missed the first few days of work as I was… Continue reading Learning Beyond the Academic Sphere