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Meet our intern Glenda

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Hi! My name is Glenda McKnight, and I am serving as an intern here at United Ministries. I am a Senior Social Work student at Limestone University where I will be graduating this  December. I believe that United Ministries is the perfect fit to complete my internship because I love the idea of helping individuals…
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Meet our intern Megan

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My name is Megan Emmert, and I have been interning at United Ministries for about 5 weeks now. Before starting, I was looking for a place where I could learn about the shadows of society, and be part of something that made a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Helping out here has completely exceeded my…
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Meet our intern Jennifer

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My name is Jennifer Centa and I am from Greenville, South Carolina. I just graduated from Mauldin High School and will be heading to Yale University this fall!  Just from a few weeks interning and shadowing at the various programs UM offers, I have learned so much about the housing crisis in Greenville. The lack of affordable housing, whether…
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Meet our intern Stephanie

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My name is Stephanie Trame, and I am from Saint Joseph, a small town in central Illinois. I go to school at Furman University where I am a rising junior studying Communication Studies and English. I have always been very interested in the non-profit world and I wanted to intern at United Ministries because they…
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Meet our intern Rishita

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Hi! I’m Rishita Tikkala and I am a senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Southside High School.  After I graduate high school, I plan to attend college and pursue a career in medicine.   I moved to Greenville when I was 9 years old and immediately loved how kind the people around me were, and…
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Uniting for Change: Justice & Grace Needs Shared By All

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“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.” This Bryan Stevenson quote should resonate with every human – none of us wants to be defined by the worst thing we’ve done, because we have all done harm. We have hurt people we love. We haven’t been honest. We have looked out…
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Uniting for Change: A Call To Embody The Spirit Of Passion For Meaningful Change

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 The Community Remembrance Project of Greenville County (CRP) was born in 2019 as part of the broad-based community work being done by Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) in Montgomery, AL. The CRP is a coalition of organizations and individuals that champions transformative change through education and restorative truth-telling.  We collaborate with EJI to bring light…
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