October 2016 Blog Posts (4)

The Community Meetup

Hello, my name is Mariah Boston and I never wrote a blog post before; so here goes something. On October 20th of 2016 there was a community meet up through the middle main initiative organization at the Family Partnership Center. Many but few wonderful people showed up to this meet to come together and talk about how as a team we can help clean the street and other places in the city of Poughkeepsie. As I met some new people and organization, we paired up in large groups and tried coming up… Continue

Added by Mariah Boston on October 25, 2016 at 10:21am — No Comments

My Summer With Middle Main

This summer, I participated in Middle Main’s Youth LEAP program. All in all, it was a really great experience, and I recommend it to any young person who wants to get more involved in the community. My experience with the program was unique because I had interned with Middle Main before, and the program provided me with yet another amazing opportunity to be involved with the community. 

I got to help Middle Main carry out a survey of resident…

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Added by Javier Gomez on October 21, 2016 at 3:05pm — No Comments

My amazing summer

Summer 2016 was great. I had the chance to work with main street pizza and cafe, which is a great family owned restaurant. I also had the chance to meet the most coolest vista's: Nora culhane and Dylan Hurley. The leap program offered so much more than work experience, it offered many things such as community activities, social gatherings, and just a program for youths in Poughkeepsie to learn more about the city. I am truly grateful for joining the leap program, and working for main street… Continue

Added by Jasmine Barker on October 21, 2016 at 11:09am — No Comments

Amazing Community Experience! :)

Over the summer I completed an amazing internship with North River Roasters(NRR) through the Hudson River Housing Youth LEAP Program. I learned so many new things and worked with so many wonderful people. Learning how to roast, weigh/package, and taste coffee was really fun and gave me a new perspective on coffee overall. Doing this internship helped me develop a skill that is important to life, which is public…

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Added by Amber Pinkney on October 19, 2016 at 10:05am — No Comments

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