Urban Intern Blog

In Awe of a California Winter…


December 19, 2014

I’m not very good at blogging, so here is my blog in images.    I am in awe with the weather here this time of year.                             … Continued

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I Can Do Everything


December 12, 2014

I am unsure of what I should write about in this blog. I guess I will write about my experience thus far. When I initially came to Los Angeles, I just got done doing my internship in Alabama, and before … Continued

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Beautiful Mess


November 14, 2014

When people across the country hear Los Angeles, they tend to automatically think about Hollywood and all the celebrities communing here. They think stars and Kardashians and sunshine. I used to be like that to. But now, when I think … Continued

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Live Simply? In THIS World?!


November 13, 2014

“Money’s never gonna buy you style. Money’s never gonna buy you friends. Money’s never gonna satisfy you. Can’t buy love or happiness.” -Karen Jonas All too often our lives are centered around earning and/or spending (or not spending) money. We … Continued

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Keep It Real.


October 31, 2014

Since moving to Los Angeles, the most frequently question asked is,  “What do you like most about Los Angeles?” Usually my response alludes to appreciation for the great scenery, the infinite amount of sunny days or the slower pace of life … Continued

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Uncomfortable–And Growing.


October 24, 2014

“God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear.” – Ruby Dee “”Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” –Neale Donald Walsch “I’m continually trying to make choices that put me against my … Continued

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“Shout Out” EUIP Video Blog – Dominique


October 17, 2014

“Thank you for watching my first every video blog, There’s a lot more to tell you about over some dialogue. But by now you’re probably thinking “Where does she even work?” Well ladies and gentlemen, that’ll come later but having … Continued

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EUIP Alumni: We Are Who You Tell Us We Are,


October 13, 2014

Apathetic and Unmotivated. In several conversations last week, the statement was made that people in our generation are apathetic and unmotivated. That we don’t want to serve or think about anyone but ourselves. Johnna had previously had a similar experience … Continued

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EUI Life: A Typical Week


October 7, 2014

At 5:00 am Monday through Friday, my alarm buzzes underneath my pillow. I turn it off and begin my morning routine, stumbling out of bed to put on my clothes and do my hair. I’m out the door at 5:55 … Continued

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Transit: A Hidden EUI Theme


October 3, 2014

Access to transportation is a constant theme in my daily commute and at my EUIP placement. I’ve learned a lot in two months since the program started about transit through my own experiences, those of my housemates, and clients at … Continued

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