September 30, 2017 - 12 am
Breakthrough Urban Ministries
3219 W. Carroll
Breakthrough partners with those affected by poverty by building connections, developing skills and opening doors of opportunity.
Do you have additional satellite sites?
Assisting the after-school program teachers with their exploratory enrichment classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Classes include culinary arts, ceramics and robotics.
Assigned Site Supervisor’s contact information:
Marcie Curry, Sr. Program Director. firstname.lastname@example.org 872-444-8219
Number of interns requested:
Primary Cause Area of the Project:
Project Description Questions:
The Project Description for the Social Justice Practicum (SJP) must detail how the site will expose the intern(s) to the defined social problems that your organization seeks to ameliorate.
Please answer the following questions below.
1) What clear, meaningful learning opportunities will be provided for the intern(s) to gain knowledge and perspectives about their own social identities as well as those from diverse populations?:
Through building authentic relationships with community youth, the intern will learn about themselves as well as the assets, needs, and perspectives of the local community.
2) How will your project help interns learn the systemic and structural needs of the marginalized communities and populations that your organization targets?
The intern will learn about marginalized communities through building relationships with youth, parents and community members that are regular attenders at the Breakthrough FamilyPlex.
3) What skills/tools will the intern(s) gain that will help them learn and practice working with diverse communities to change systemic and structural inequities? This can include civic/political exposure and engagement. :
Intern will learn how to interact with youth in a trauma informed way. They will be provided the resources to educate themselves on the history of oppression in black and brown communities such as EGP.
4) What consistent duties and/or tasks are associated with the project?
Escorting students to their classrooms, Assisting in whatever classroom supervision is needed, Building relationships with students, Creating and delivering lessons, and supervising field trips
5) Finally, please describe how the results of their project(s) will help the intern(s) understand the impact of their work within the community/population.:
The impact will be felt in the lives of the youth the intern works with. It will be visible through conversations that the intern has with teachers, students and parents.
Section III: Project Plan:
Please complete this section to describe experiential learning opportunities for intern(s).
Orientation to the organization’s mission:
Oral History with E.D.
Review of Annual Report
Orientation to target population(s):
Direct Service Delivery
Review of Systemic inequality:
Section IV: Administrative Requirements & Logistics:
Please provide detailed office and transportation information.
Intern H.R. Requirements:
Chicago – Westside
CTA Green Line
Free Lot/Street Parking
Specific Bus/Metra Information:
Office Hours & Availability: