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The Art of Balancing

With nearly a month invested into this internship, amid an increasing overdose crisis, a national movement reinforcing that Black Lives Matter, a global pandemic, and after an attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol, I would like to acknowledge the art of balancing. Continue reading

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P.F. Chang’s and Mentors

by Marissa Gorena, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Today I am sitting in the Texas House of Representatives County Affairs Committee office eating a leftover P.F. Chang’s fortune cookie, reflecting on something my supervisor said that will stick with me … Continue reading

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Learning How to Swim

by Marissa Gorena, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Yesterday was the start of the 86thTexas Legislative Session and I couldn’t be more excited to start training as a Policy Analyst with the Texas Legislative Study Group. Prior to … Continue reading

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The Beginning

by Chenelle Hammonds, intern in the University of Houston Office of Governmental Relations It’s been one week since the 85th Legislature has commenced, although for GCSW interns like myself our work began a while ago. Prior to heading to Austin … Continue reading

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The Value of Social Workers in the Legislature

Posted by Brittany Reyes This week will mark a month since the GCSW interns started our placements for the 84th legislature. While the month has taken a slow start, there’s been quick adjusting for most of us. Getting used to … Continue reading

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