Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Job Search: Transitioning from College to the Workforce

In today’s blog, one of our summer interns who recently graduated from college shares her tips for youth about preparing for life after college. Whether you are about to start your last year of college or technical school or just … Continue reading

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Finding Our Version of Home in the World

Whether academic or creative, writing has always been a passion of mine.  It has been my saving net in the challenging and beautiful moments of my life.  As a poet, I try to incorporate all sorts of imaginative writing.  This … Continue reading

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How the Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act Affects Youth & Adults with Disabilities

As a summer fellow in D.C., it never occurred to me that I might have the opportunity to witness the Supreme Court issuing a historic ruling from a few rows back inside the courtroom. I thought I would be standing … Continue reading

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Youth in Transition – The New Declaration of Independence

On July 4th way back in 1776 a group of white men got together and wrote, “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, … Continue reading

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