Marie McSweeney Anderson
Assistant Director for the York Road Initiative
Education: Bachelors degree, Loyola University '11, currently working towards M.A. in Liberal Studies at Loyola
Work Experience: AmeriCorps VISTA with the York Road Initiative, Volunteer Maryland Coordinator at Digital Harbor High School and Volunteer Student Teacher at Jessup Correctional Institution.
Interests: Exploring Baltimore, social justice issues, food access & food security, farmers' markets, community organizing, reading, live music & local bands, cooking, travel, tattoos, and hanging with my S.O. & pit-mix rescue!
Jean Lee Cole
Faculty Director for Community-Engaged Learning and Scholarship
Education: B.A., English, Carleton College; M.A. & Ph.D., English Literature, University of Texas (Austin)
Work Experience: Associate Professor of English, American literature (nineteenth and early twentieth centuries), service-learning, research on literary communities in Baltimore, founding director of the American Studies program, Board on Rank and Tenure, Messina Advisory Board
Interests: Piano, tennis, gardening, cooking, knitting, painting and other visual arts, urban hikes around Baltimore (with and without dog), Orioles, baseball, her husband.
Associate Director for Programs
Education: B.A., Anthropology, University of Central Florida; M.S. Ed. in Community and Social Change, University of Miami
Work Experience: service as a Notre Dame Mission Volunteer working with farmworker and immigrant communities, advocate for immigration rights, farm worker labor rights and protections, in Florida and nationally, developed service-learning/immersion program
Interests: Social change and justice, environmental justice, spirituality, spending time with friends and family, films, music, and the outdoors.
Gerald T. Ford
Associate Director for Administration
Education: B.A., Political Science and Public Policy, Clark Atlanta University; M.S. Public Management and Policy, Policy Analysis and Financial Management, Carnegie Mellon University; M.B.A., University of Baltimore
Work Experience: community economic development, budget analyst, policy analyst, program development and evaluation, grant management, nonprofit management training and consulting
Interests: Community empowerment, chess, cooking, spending time with my family, listening to music, spoken word poetry.
Assistant Director for Immersion Programs
Education: B.A., History, University of South Florida; M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Louisiana State University
Work Experience: served as AmeriCorps member in New Orleans, LA working with disaster recovery, nonprofit development, and volunteer management; student leadership development, teaching, nonprofit fundraising and event planning
Interests: Yoga, creative writing, listening to brass bands, education policy, crafting, traveling, spending time with family, and following Jesus.
Chin-Mei (Malia) Maniyatt
Assistant Director for Student Supervision
Education: B.A., Business Administration, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan; M.A., Human Resources Management, University of Hull, UK; M.A., Spiritual and Pastoral Care, Loyola University Maryland
Work Experience: management consulting, pastoral care and spiritual development for mentally challenged individuals, hospital chaplaincy
Interests: Traveling, spending time with my family, inter-faith and spirituality, singing and listening to music
Assistant Director for Service-Learning
Education: B.S., Psychology, Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University); Ed.M., Prevention Science and Practice, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Work Experience: research assistant at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health on projects to improve school climate; Jesuit volunteer for advocacy for juvenile justice reform; after school enrichment programming; dyslexia education; evaluation for youth programming
Interests: Equality in education; peace, board games, the outdoors, cooking and enjoying food, and lindy hop dancing
Erin S. O'Keefe
Education: B.A., Political Science, Writing and Asian studies, Loyola College; M.P.P., Urban Policy, UMBC
Work Experience: founding director for the York Road Initiative, community development, urban policy research, program development and evaluation, volunteer management, grant writing, fundraising
Interests: Reading novels and news, practicing yoga, learning daily, traveling, growing tomatoes, eating pizza, working through collective impact to make change.
York Road Initiative School & Community Resource Coordinator/MDCCC
Education: B.A., Justice Studies, Rhode Island College
Work Experience: helping plan a transitions clinic for medical needs of newly released inmates; public school tutoring in Los Angeles and Providence, RI; youth and tribal outreach with the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Jean Anne Walsh
Education: B.S., Economics, Mt. Saint Mary's University
Work Experience: Commercial and consumer lending, bookkeeping.
Interests: Spending time with my family, piano, guitar, listening to music, service, nutrition and mental health.
Omonsefe (Efe) Atamenwan
Masters Student in Psychology, B.A., Bryn Mawr College
Graduate Assistant for Work-Study (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Masters Student in Pastoral Counseling, B.A., Coppin State University
Graduate Assistant for Spring Break Outreach (email@example.com)
Katherine (Kit) Cross
Masters Student in Emerging Media, B.A., Minnesota State University (Moorhead)
Graduate Assistant for Special Projects (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Masters Student in Psychology, B.A., Loyola University Maryland
Graduate Assistant for Service-Learning (email@example.com)
Student Service Coordinator Interns are liaisons between campus and specific community partners. They organize training and orientation sessions, facilitate reflections on service experiences, and coordinate logistics, including transportation arrangements.
Refugee Youth Program & Soccer Without Borders
Walter P Carter Elementary/Middle, Guilford Elementary & Acts4Youth Program
Student Engagement and Citizenship
Immersion Program Support
Group Service: York Road Community Days
Don Miller House & Healthcare for the Homeless
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Advocacy and Awareness
Group Service Liaison
STEAM Program-Archdioces Schools
Beans and Bread Outreach Center, Weinberg Center & Our Daily Bread
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Presence for Christmas/Viva House/Special Olympics
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Refugee Youth Program & Soccer Without Borders
GEDCO (CARES, Harford House)
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School & St. Ignatius Academy
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Govan Elementary Charter School and After School Program
York Road Initiative Support
Student Publicity Assistant Interns implement communications, marketing, and publicity needs for campus and community, including developing flyers, social media campaigns and special projects for community partners.
Student Publicity Assistant Interns may be reached 410-617-2380 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2D Print Media Specialist
Multimedia Specialist: Photography
Multimedia Specialist: Videography
CCSJ Studio Community Liason
Student Administrative Assistant Interns offer hospitality and guidance to all who visit the Center and support the work of the entire CCSJ team. They make sure the office(s) are running smoothly and effectively.
Student Administrative Assistant Interns may be reached at 410-617-2380, or email@example.com
Office Cleanliness & Sustainability
Library & Website Management
Storage Management & Office Supply, Student Intern Relations
Volunteer Database Coordination