Hey Everyone, Those who were affected by the recent hurricanes have really been on my mind lately. Thankfully, power has been restored in many places. However, there are still a lot of people without power. Puerto Rico is 100% without power currently. With so much damage done, I really want to do what I can … Continue reading Helping Out Where I Can
Hey There, So after writing my last post, I felt this overwhelming feeling that I should do something to help those who were affected by Hurricane Irma. I decided to gather some supplies and take them down to the Naples/Immokolee area. I have family living in Naples so I had a better idea of what … Continue reading Hurry Up With My Hurricane Relief!
Hey Bulls, The last few days have been a little crazy due to Hurricane Irma. USF was closed for several days so that students and faculty could have time to safely evacuate, prepare, and return home. Today is my first day back since all the craziness began. Thankfully, I was able to safely evacuate to … Continue reading Back in the Swing of Things
Hey Everyone, In case you weren't aware, this morning the Trump Administration officially announced the plan to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This program gives protection to almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came the the United States as a child from being deported. DACA was enacted in 2012 under the Obama Administration, … Continue reading DACA: Where Do You Stand?
Hey there! This morning April and I attended the Walk and Bike Week event here on campus. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness of important walking, biking, and driving safety habits. It was a really interesting and informative event, and a bonus was that USF's President, Judy Genshaft, was in attendance! USF's … Continue reading Safety First!
Hello there my fellow USF family. So yesterday I met my fellow co-intern and co-blogger, April. We starting planning an event that will be coordinated with the United Way and OCEP in an effort to raise awareness of the Unted Way's ALICE report. The ALICE report (which stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) contains … Continue reading Excitement is in the Air
Hello there, USF! My name is April, and I'm an undergraduate student here at USF in the Social Work program. I am currently in my last semester (WOO HOO!) and have been fortunate enough to complete my internship with OCEP. Tuesday was my first day on the job, and I loved every moment of it! … Continue reading Hey, Hey It’s My First Day!