SHECP Intern Essays

SHECP Interns have shared glimpses into their internship experience is the following essays.  Additional SHECP essays are available at the SHECP Medium site, Poverty Lessons and at the SHECP Alumni pages of this website.   Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in these essays are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty.

Building Hope from Inside

This past summer, I interned for Community Solutions, a nonprofit affordable housing developer in New York City. I was assigned to work in the Brownsville Partnership branch. Brownsville is a neighborhood in central Brooklyn, which has

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Refugees Are Not the Problem, We Are

65.5 million. One person out of every 113 people in the world. These statistics represent the number of people who have experienced forcible removal and displacement from their home countries. They leave their homelands out

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