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Member Jenny Yi is on the Corps Support committee, one of five member committees and the one that focuses on providing emotional and social support to fellow members during times of personal and professional difficulty. In this blog post, Jenny talks about how being on the Corps Support committee has allowed her and other members to see themselves as more than just colleagues, but as friends and confidants.
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How do you see your service experience this year shaping your future? During my service year thus far, I've had the opportunity to learn about and inform others about diabetes. Through this, it has been revealed to me how nutrition and lifestyle are central to chronic disease conditions. In the future, I hope to work in a clinical setting where I can implement nutrition intervention for preventative care...
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What do you do at your site to address the issue of food insecurity? I help to address the issue of food insecurity each day at the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry. The pantry serves nearly 600 households in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood each month by providing them with supplemental or emergency food, as well as social services and support...
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