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Integrating Civic Reflection into Mental Health Work

Abby Griffith is a mental health technician -- read her thoughts on incorporating civic reflection into her work.

Jun 10 2013 Becca Bernstein

I've spent the last 13 months working as a mental health technician in an acute inpatient psychiatric unit. In this role, I work with patients living with severe depression, suicidal…

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What Attending a Civic Reflection Training Meant to Me

Izabela Grobelna participated in a CCR training in early March -- here's what she had to say about it.

Mar 22 2013 Becca Bernstein
A group of training attendees participate in a discussion

I’ve always been interested in civic reflection without having the words to describe it. The idea of leading or participating in a dialogue is exhilarating enough that despite coming down…

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Facilitator Spotlight: Carly Siuta from City Year Chicago

Dec 03 2012 Yangyang Zong
City Year Chicago members pose for a picture
Carly Siuta, our facilitator of the month, leads civic reflection discussions with City Year members and staff, and supports second-year members as they learn to facilitate.

Carly Siuta, Impact Manager at City Year Chicago, is an experienced civic reflection facilitator and has been leading discussions with AmeriCorps members for 5 years. Carly shared her experiences with…

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