Core Community Response Volunteers

Core Community Response Volunteers — CCRV is an internship program for high school seniors, college undergraduate, and graduate school students interested in human service, public health, social work, information technology, business administration, and management fields. Students receive field placements with partnering community-based organization's service sites and serve on community service projects that last three to nine months.

CCRV Workstudy Program — IGYDP serves as a college work-study placement site, providing valuable workforce development training, supervision, and work experience for undergraduate and trade school students.

Rhodes Scholars

The Rhodes Scholars Afterschool Employment Initiative — Youth are hired 10 hours per week to co-facilitate prevention workshops on HIV, AIDS, STIs, violence, substance abuse, and teen pregnancy. They also co-facilitate focus groups and real talk group discussions, attend coalition meetings, and provide community outreach.

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  • Vikki Burnett, CCRV Director of Marketing and Design, and Doe Sebanakitta, CCRV Director of Public Relations
  • Doe, Vikki, and Social Good Marketing, Inc. Director, Michelle Miller
  • Doe and Vikki working on a project
  • Doe and Vikki working on a project
  • Vikki Burnett, CCRV Director of Marketing and Design, at IGYDP's vendor table at the 2013 First Annual Boston Urban Arts Festival
  • CCRV girls
  • 2012 CCRV team
  • 2012 CCRV team working in the Simmons College computer lab
  • 2012 CCRV team working in the Simmons College computer lab
  • Bernice Anderson, now a CBO Young Leader and Co-Director of the Build Her Up program, posing in the prom gown that she received from the 2012 Belle of the Ball Boutique
  • Bernice at the 2012 Belle of the Ball Boutique posing with the FOX 25 News team
  • Bernice at the 2012 Belle of the Ball Boutique
  • Bernice and Yamiliah Ballkishun at the 2012 Belle of the Ball Boutique
  • Bernice, Babanina, and Yamiliah at the 2012 Belle of the Ball Boutique
  • Bernice choosing her prom gown at the 2012 Belle of the Ball Boutique
  • CCRV members posing with their certificates of completion for the Conflict Management and Violence Prevention Education Workshop
  • Simmons College CCRV girls
  • CCRV member, Gazel, with Babanina
  • 2012 Rhodes Scholars Yamiliah Ballkishun, Bernice Anderson, and James Cutts
  • 2012 Rhodes Scholars Bernice Anderson, James Cutts, Christopher Rivera, and Yamiliah Ballkishun
  • 2012 Rhodes Scholars Bernice Anderson, James Cutts, Christopher Rivera, and Yamiliah Ballkishun
  • 2012 Rhodes Scholars
  • 2012 Rhodes Scholar girls
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