Thursday, November 14, 11:30 am
Brookwood welcomes back four alumni who have been active in volunteerism and service to various communities and causes in Massachusetts as well as globally. The four will meet with eight grade students and share their experiences, perspectives, and what their work has meant in their lives.
Help us welcome back:
- Michaela Morris '11, Vice President of the Exeter chapter of Best Buddies, a community service organization that works with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Michaela works for an all-girls club that works specifically with women with special needs. Michaela was also just appointed a Special Olympics youth leader.
- Sam Cohen '04, volunteer for the Fenway Institute, an organization that works to make life healthier for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT), people living with HIV/AIDS, and the larger community; volunteer for the AIDS Action committee, the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in New England.\
- Emily Fox '98, Dan Wise Award recipient, volunteered extensively in Haiti and Africa through various medical and charitable organizations including the Peace Corps; is currently working on nursing degree to work with underserved populations in Boston.
- Cynthia Sweet '90, Dan Wise Award recipient, worked at City Year with HIV/AIDS patients at the Boston Living Center and in Costa Rica; founder and director of Sweet Paws Rescue, a local dog rescue organization that works in MA and throughout the US to rescue and adopt out homeless and/or abused dogs.