Christian Nunez ’19 wants to pay it forward

When Christian Nunez '19 was assigned to an internship with the Boston Teen Police Academy he wasn't sure what to think.

"I didn't really know what I was getting myself into," he recalled. "Working with the police isn't something that had crossed my mind before."

He thought of the headlines in the news about police violence. And he thought about the police academy at his high school that was out of the “scared straight” mold. But as he learned more about the program in Boston, it seemed different.

"This one talked about leadership. It talked about community care-taking," he said. "I wasn't sure what I could bring to them, but I knew I wanted to be part of it."

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Categories: Students, Campus News
Date: October 4, 2018