Director of College Connections Readiness and Support for College Bound Dorchester (CBD)
From Blythe, CA
Currently reading "Sometimes God Has a Kid's Face" by Sister Mary Rose McGeady
Has worked with CBD for 13 years
Recently went on a road trip from Boston to Washington, DC; Jackson, Mississippi; Denver, Yellow Stone National Park, and Salt Lake City, Utah
Q: You’ve been with CBD for 13 years, what did you do before joining the organization?
A: I was a Program Coordinator of a family service center in Blythe, CA.
Q: Did that prepare you to work for College Bound Dorchester?
A: I also did BEST youth worker training (a professional development program to spread the use of best practices in youth work and youth development).
Q: What is your job like?
A: I provide support and oversight to a group of personable, persistent, dedicated staff who bring hope, challenge and support to students whose academic experiences have been unfulfilling thus far.
Q: What have you learned in your role at College Bound Dorchester?
A: It doesn’t make sense to be angry, annoyed or impatient if and when young people present to you the characteristics symptomatic of the challenges you have invited them to come deal with.
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