One is from Najib Mahfuz, I took this sentence from his book Children of the Alley, he won the Nobel Prize for literature in Oct 1988. It's a great book, trust me. As I read the Chinese vision, i have to translate it in English, there would be some mistakes.
"Work for yourself, as you are going to live forever; work for others, as you are going to die tomorrow."
Another is from movie Precious.
"Some folks got a…Continue
I'd never imagined such experience: flying 13 hours oversea and spending most of my summer time intern in a totally new country for a non-profit organization. But now I'm here, in Chicago, the windy city, working with a group of enthusiastic members in Cabrini Connections, Tutor/Mentor Connection.…
It's the first day of my intern; I'm going to stay here for almost two months. To be honest, I don't know what the company does before I came here. After Dan's introduction and Michael's video, an intern who has
worked here several years ago, I think I got the main point of this company.
That’s help youth in disadvantaged environment build up their aim and goal of
their life and help them to reach it with our connections in the…
Added by Bradley Troast on June 17, 2010 at 3:29pm — No Comments
It is a joy to see some of our 4-year mentors transition from college to graduate and start their careers. I know that the fact they personally experienced mentoring youth one-on-one will stay with them in the work place. I hope they will advocate for mentoring among more young professionals.
--enjoying a vacation with my calif family, graduating from high schools north and south,…Continue
Added by Minsang Lee on June 16, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments
As many of you know, I finished volunteering this year at Cabrini Connections as a blogger and have moved on to work for the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago office as an intern in the Goverment Relations department. Not only will this opportunity help me to expand my knowledge of policy analysis on various different issues affecting women and youth, it has also helped me to grow in the area of goal-setting, which is crucial to on-going success.
As a component to my internship, I'm…Continue
Added by Daniel Bassill on June 11, 2010 at 12:17pm — No Comments