Category Archives: What’s New

A Change of Pace

Now that the summer literacy program at Puentes is over, my day-to-day roles have changed quite a bit. During this hiatus between the summer literacy program and the beginning of our after-school mentoring and tutoring program I have been working … Continue reading

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A Successful Summer at Puentes!

Hi, my name is Seema and my fellowship placement is at Puentes de Salud (Bridges of Health), which works with the growing Latino population in South Philadelphia by providing healthcare, community building, and educational programming. The educational programming aspect of … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Tri-Co Visit

Recently, we had a meeting at the CPGC with our fellow Post-Bacs, Marcus and Leah, just before they headed out to their abroad destinations (Mexico and India, respectively). You can learn more about their work here http://haverford.edu/peace-and-global-citizenship/post-graduate-opportunities/international. That week both Callie and Leah … Continue reading

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Thank you, Chloe!

The fabulous, generous, and dog-loving CPGC Associate Director Chloe Tucker hosted a dinner for all of the CPGC Post-Graduate Fellows at her home (which just so happens to be on an urban farm)! Haverford House Fellows were joined by international … Continue reading

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Weekends in Philly!

At Haverford House we work four days a week at various fantastic organizations and one day a week on our project linking Haverford students and Philly. Obviously, this leaves the weekend for us to have fun and explore Philly. After working hard … Continue reading

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Intern Life at PLA

This year my fellowship is at the Medical-Legal Community Partnership (MLCP) unit at Philadelphia Legal Assistance, working to provide legal services to clients at health centers in West Philadelphia. Although I’ve been out of work recovering from a pneumothorax (more on that … Continue reading

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Summer togetherness

It’s hard to believe we have been here a month! It feels like we have already done so much! Here is a photo of us from week 1 – happy and excited to start this adventure! A few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela Day in West Philly

Before I found my true love ultimate frisbee, I was briefly a member of Haverford’s tennis team. I’ve kept in touch with the wonderful coaches, Coach Ann Koger and Coach Louis Bolling, and they invited me to volunteer at a … Continue reading

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All Settled In

We’re about to kick off our third week living at Haverford House. The first week was an orientation, full of walking tours through South Philly, Center City (for the Mural Arts Tour), and West Philly; a bike tour through West … Continue reading

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New Fellows Go On Mural Arts Tour

This week is orientation week for the new Haverford House fellows! During orientation week, the fellows do activities to get to know their neighborhood, have a facilitated workshop about communal living, and talk about their roles over the upcoming year. … Continue reading

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