SHECP Intern EssaysSHECP 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.
*Dannick Kenon’s internship with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in Baltimore occurred alongside a developing investigation into evidence tampering and corruption charges within the Gun Trace Task Force of the Baltimore Police Department.
Interning at the Health Brigade in Richmond, Virginia expanded my perspective of both poverty and charity by challenging me to see how various factors and situations may interact, creating a vicious cycle of poverty rooted
As I drive down the desolate Kentucky roads in the early summer of 2017 there is no whisper on the radio of an opioid epidemic or of hurricanes that would devastate and capture the attention