Here is a reflection from a previous Scalabrini Intern about her time working at the centre:
Having this experience at Scalabrini was lucky for me in many ways. Not only I could actually help people, but also I ended up working in my field, getting to know the routine of a Human Rights organization. Even more, I got to live the rare experience of having a workplace in which people really care about the meaning of what they do, even when our goals do not seem achievable.
I gained not only knowledge, but examples from the people I worked with. I have seen it is actually possible to treat every client as a human being, listen to their stories and care. Even when there is nothing else we can do. The way the Scalabrini Centre works respects people, in their rights and in their dignity. My colleagues may be involved in big court cases, but they remember people by name.
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