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Johnathan Cook

Currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in the social sciences, Johnathan is passionate about exploring education, inequality, and religion through his studies, work, and service to the community. He loves working with youth and engaging in service projects in his local community of Boston, MA.

Some Personal Reflections on Building Community During a Pandemic

As a college student, the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted my education and typical patterns of life, just as it has for countless numbers of souls throughout the globe. I study and serve a community near Boston, but when my school closed, I returned home to live with my family near Washington DC. Like others living and serving in Boston, I have tried to find creative ways to continue to build community, especially during this time when our careers, our work, our social lives, and our health have been impacted by factors outside of our control, often leaving us scared and concerned for both ourselves and for the wellbeing of our communities. Continue reading