Loyola University Maryland

Center for Community, Service, and Justice

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Our Team

Professional Team | Graduate Assistant Team | Undergraduate Student Intern Team

Professional Team

marie mcsweeney anderson headshotMarie McSweeney Anderson
Assistant Director, York Road Initiative
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Education: B.A. in Global Studies & Writing from Loyola University, pursing M.A. in Liberal Studies at Loyola University 

Work Experience: Community organizing, volunteer coordination & management, community history research & storytelling, creating sustainable access to affordable produce, advocacy & education

Interests: Exploring Baltimore, building new relationships & connecting people, social justice & racial equity, visiting farmers' markets in every new city I go, live music & local bands, cooking with local produce, getting tattoos, & loving on my amazing family.


Jamilla Battle
CCMA AmeriCorps VISTA, Community School Coordinator
She, her, hers

Education: Bachelor's in business management, Loyola University Maryland. 

Work Experience: Sustainability and office leadership, systems advocacy, project manager, Elijah Cummings Scholarship program , 3-year CCSJ intern, Collaboration 

Interest: Community and Fellowship, Fashion and design, Sustainability.  



Headshot of Pat CassidyPat Cassidy
Associate Director, Programs
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Education: B.A., Social Work, Providence College; Spiritual and Pastoral Care – focus in spiritual direction, Loyola University Maryland

Work Experience: Jesuit Volunteer in Punta Gorda, Belize from 2008-2010 doing retreat ministry and socio-economic development work in Mayan villages; Program Coordinator for Jesuit Volunteer Corps’ domestic (Connecticut & Washington DC) and international (Belize & Tanzania) programs; Program Coordinator for Loyola's Messina first year living-learning community program; Assistant Director (Outreach & Advocacy; Immersion Programs) in CCSJ; 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher; young adult spiritual and personal formation


Interests: Biking through Baltimore, trying new restaurants, creating, drinking coffee while writing, practicing yoga, and spending time with family and friends.



Lemoine Joseph, Jr.
Assistant Director, Student Supervision


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Education: B.A. in Mathematics with minor in Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis, M.S.Ed. in High Education Administration from University of Pennsylvania

Work Experience: Experience in gender-based violence prevention, civic engagement, student advising, teaching, facilitation, curriculum development and assessment

Interests: Long-distance running, collecting vinyls, learning new recipes, struggling my way through yoga poses, connecting with family (traditional and chosen), taking moments to pause

Gerald T Ford headshotGerald T. Ford
Associate Director, Administration
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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.


Nicole Hoban
Program Assistant
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Education: B.S. in Health Systems Management from University of Baltimore

Work Experience: Payroll and budgeting, administrative assisting, interned with the Director of Managed Care and Government relations at Saint Agnes Hospital

Interests: Gardening, anything outdoors, health and wellness, exercise, concerts and live music, hanging out with family, friends and my pets! 

Graduate Assistant Team

CCSJ Academic Engagement - Data Graduate Assistant

CCSJ Immersion Programs Graduate Assistant

Lauree Stewart
CCSJ Academic Engagement – Program Graduate Assistant

CCSJ Programs & Special Projects Graduate Assistant

CCSJ Student Work-Study and Database Coordination

Undergraduate Student Intern Team

Student Intern Team 2021CCSJ Interns are liaisons between campus and specific community partners. Due to the pandemic, CCSJ had to reorganize to best suit the needs of the community.  Therefore, our interns will focus on the following:  1) Publicity and marketing  2) Education and Youth Development 3) Resource Development and Food Access 4) Civic Engagement 5) Student Engagement.   They organize training and orientation sessions, facilitate reflections on service experiences, and coordinate logistics, including transportation arrangements.

Ryan Baldino

Camille Barrón

Jacob Bierstaker

Kelley Chan

Cate Cino

Vanessa Coulson

Bernie Del Prado

Alison Diaz

Brett-Ashley Hooper

Davi Kalombo

Sofia Karras

Cara Kossuth

Kyra McDonnell

Katie Metzger

Meaghan Parsons

Vera Pavlovich

Sydney Pinkett

Henry Podeschi

Bethany Richardson

Tim Schluth

Betsy Schuler

Eniola Sokera

Lily Tiger

Katie White

Ella Yohannes

CCSJ Interns may be reached at 410-617-2380, or ccsjsa@loyola.edu