Student Interns at Family Crisis Center

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

Kiara Booth had an official reason to be outside the Knox County Courthouse for Friday’s “Hands Around the Courthouse.” The just-turned 21-year-old Knox College student has been an intern at Safe Harbor Family Crisis Center for the last two terms. And she plans to continue volunteering this summer. But the real reason Booth went to the annual event held to mark April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month was shared by the close to 100 people who joined her.

“I’ve learned a lot about myself,” Booth said. “And I’ve learned about different people’s perspectives. It’s been time-consuming and I’ve been asked questions I’ve never heard before. But I’ve learned I have a gift for helping others.”… Read more…