Shane McHugh is a freshman at Loyola. Shane grew up in Bensalem, Pennsylvania (next to Philadelphia). He was a four-year varsity debater and a intern on a local state senate race. He applied for the Social Impact Fellowship Program because he wants to help his neighbors in Baltimore. His debate career consisted of debating numerous topics involving the struggles of American cities. He wants to apply some of that knowledge into making a better world. The program extensively talks about and strives to understand Baltimore’s biggest obstacles. Matthew Desmond’s book, Evicted , opened his eyes to many of issues of inequity. Mr. Desmond explains that he does not think one approach can work for every city. It requires organizations, like the Social Impact Fellowship Program, to analyze what Baltimore specifically needs to improve its city. The book showed him why diversity of opinion and teamwork is so essential. It only made him more eager to join the program.
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