Middle Main

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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…


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

Perspective on: A Community Meeting

As part of the Youth LEAP program I got to attend a local community event. I went to a community lunch/meeting focusing on the Northside of Poughkeepsie. Growing up in Wappingers, I was familiar with this part of Poughkeepsie being a lower-income residential area. However, this meeting was the first time I got to see community leaders discussing the Northside neighborhood from their own perspectives, and sharing recommendations for how the neighborhood can be…


Added by Javier Gomez on July 29, 2016 at 3:05pm — No Comments

What the intern learned.

Hi. I’m Javier, and I’ve been volunteering with Middle Main since June. Today is my last day here, and so I think it’s about time I make my first blog post. I guess I would like to briefly describe one of the many very important that I learned during my time at  Middle Main.


As a college student studying Political Science, I know and understand a lot of theories about different political beliefs and perspectives…


Added by Javier Gomez on November 25, 2015 at 3:51pm — 2 Comments

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