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A Conversation With ML

Jul 28, 2020, 1 comments, 3 smiles Hi everyone! My name is Leela Kiyawat, and I am one of the ServiceSpace 2020 Summer interns. It's such an honor to do service work in the company of all of you amazing people - I'm so grateful I've found this wonderful group. As you know, one of my projects this summer includes interviewing teenagers in my community about the various acts of kindness that they have either done or experienced this summer. I also wanted to hear, in a more general sense, their experience with grappling with the future in a world that has come to a pandemic-induced standstill. Generation Z is going to inherit a tumultuous world, and I want to show you all some of my incredible friends who are ready to attack any challenge that's been thrown at them. From online AP tests to lobbying for gun safety laws to the negative affects of performative activism, these ... Read Full Story

Reflections From Our Time With The Incredible Sallyann!

Jul 10, 2020, 6 comments, 12 smiles Yesterday, Sonya and I had the privilege of moderating a talk with Sallyann Keizer, an Emmy and BAFTA award-winning presenter, journalist, and alternative media visionary. As interns with servicespace, it was a really amazing experience to learn about all the amazing ways Sallyann has committed herself to serving children and creating media targeted towards them. We were struck by how well she seemed to not only understand kids, but also sympathize and empathize with them. Not many individuals who have crossed into adulthood are so in tune with a child's perspective, and Sallyann blew us away with her genuinely kind approach to children's programming. We asked her a variety of questions, all of which she responded to with well thought out, multifaceted answers. A touching moment was when Lena, one of the interns, asked Sallyann who some of her role models were. Sallyann then gave a loving tribute to her mother, a ... Read Full Story

Sarah Schecter's Unwavering Positive Mindset

Jul 07, 2020, 2 comments, 10 smiles Hi everyone! My name is Leela Kiyawat, and I am one of the ServiceSpace 2020 Summer interns. It's such an honor to do service work in the company of all of you amazing people - I'm so grateful I've found this wonderful group. One of my projects this summer includes interviewing teenagers in my community about the various acts of kindness that they have either done or experienced this summer. I also wanted to hear, in a more general sense, their experience with grappling with the future in a world that has come to a pandemic-induced standstill. Generation Z is going to inherit a tumultuous world, and I want to show you all some of my incredible friends who are ready to attack any challenge that's been thrown at them. From online AP tests to lobbying for gun safety laws to the negative affects of performative activism, these interviews will cover ... Read Full Story