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Author Archives: Sarah David

Need a hug? So do the animals at BARCS.

“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” —Charles de Gaulle (former president of France) For many young professionals, it is hard to think about adopting a pet. With long work hours and considerations about ...

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Grab a cup of coffee and you might just change a life

When we think about networking as young professionals, we tend to think about “grabbing a cup of coffee.” Even those of us who are not coffee drinkers often rely on this phrase to facilitate a casual meet-up during business hours ...

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Give without being asked

While this column often tries to emphasize the importance of charitable work not only to help your community but your career as a young professional, this week I want to talk about the value of anonymity. I learned this important ...

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Learn how you can help the Baltimore Child Abuse Center

Every child deserves a child advocacy center. If you don’t know about the Baltimore Child Abuse Center, you should. The center’s mission is to provide local victims of sexual abuse, trauma and other adverse childhood experiences and their non-offending caretakers ...

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Work clothes you don’t wear? Please donate!

When I was in law school, students taking part in a trial program who did not wear “professional attire” had points deducted – prompting me to have a conversation with the professor. I said the term is understood differently by ...

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Making a difference with Monumental City Bar Association

Brittany Gause, who moved to Baltimore as an adult in 2015, attributes a lot of her ability to make a difference in a city that is relatively new to her to her decision to get involved in a specialty bar ...

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Want to help the homeless? Talk to your dentist.

With temperatures below freezing, we think more and more of the homeless. Recently — in partnership with Jewish Volunteer Connection, the Monumental Bar Association and the Harambee Center (formerly the Kid Safe Zone) — a group of volunteers created “blessing ...

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