Thursday, May 14, 2009
I am currently doing an internship at the Utah Foster Care Foundation and loving it! I will be here for three months 40 hours a week! My main function is to intern as a recruiter for the foundation. "We want to serve Utah's children by finding, educating and nurturing families to meet the needs of children in foster care." I am currently assisting in organizing an event taking place at the Indian Walk-In Center on May 30th to promote the on-going need for Native families to care for Native children in foster care. It's going to be awesome! It's a huge need so to get awareness into the Native communities will be great! I am currently working on donations of groceries to give to the Native elders participating in the event. I am really looking forward to continuing my internship here and can already tell it's going to be hard to leave!
This last Thursday night (May 7th, 2009) I had my convocation ceremony for the College of Social Work followed by my graduation ceremony on Friday morning (May 8th, 2009.) It was such a great week and even better weekend! My entire family made the whole week very special for me. We had family in from out of town all weekend who came to show their support and I felt very honored and loved from all of them! It's such a good feeling to be done with classes! I have an internship to complete over the Summer to make it official and I can put those "SSW" letters behind my name. :)