Reflections on the SC2 Fellowship Experience in New Orleans

Working in the New Orleans Health Department was my first experience working in government and it was both challenging and beneficial.

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Reflection: Confessions of a Dataphile

Thinking back to my initial feelings about Fresno, and what has changed in the last two years, the greatest takeaway is that I truly understand the importance of hands-on experience, of being fully immersed in the community in which you work.

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Hamburg, Detroit share concerns over gentrification

How Hamburg is trying to minimize displacement of low-income residents even as investment pours into the city.

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You Can Now Ride The Revolution At Just 29 Cents Per Minute

The implications of the rise of the car-sharing economy in Hamburg.

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HipHop, Education, and Inclusion: One Day in Hamburg

Perspectives from a Pittsburgh Cities In Transition Participant.

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Learning to Adapt: A Reflection from New Orleans

On September 8, 2012, I boarded a plane to New Orleans for a new job as a service and innovation manager for the City of New Orleans. To say I was apprehensive is an understatement.

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Makers, Millennials and Maple Syrup: The Future of Youngstown, Ohio

New actors are changing Youngstown’s narrative and creating a bright future for the city.

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Difficult Years in Detroit

An SC2 fellow shares the lessons she learned while working in the Detroit Mayor’s Office.

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Combining Research and Demolition in Cleveland

I came back to Cleveland thinking that I might be an odd fit for the City’s Department of Building and Housing. Fortunately, I was wrong.

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A Lasting Multi-City Network

Bernice’s reflections of her SC2 Fellowship experience.

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How New Opportunities Transform Lives in New Orleans

As one of the representatives for New Orleans’s City Office of Workforce Development/JOB1 to the collaborative, I was invited to help conduct interviews of applicants interested in the training program. Little did I know what an impact the program would have on the lives of those who participated.

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