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Operation Understanding DC
October 16, 2012

Operation understanding helped me figure out who I am as a person, my passions in life, and how to achieve everything I want. With the immense amount of negativity and hatred in the world, operation understanding was the light at the end of the tunnel. Oudc gave me the tools to combat discrimination and hatred while giving me the best friends that I could ever ask for. Oudc is so much more than an organization. It really is a family and an amazing one at that. It truly is hard to write in words how much oudc has touched my life and fantastic the organization really is.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
Client Served

Operation Understanding DC
August 5, 2009

OUDC is an amazing program for young teens to become even better leaders in their communities and really discover themselves. I think that by being a part of this program I have found a strong sense of self and much more self-confidence. OUDC gives you the skills to take all of the great information that you learn and share it with the rest of the world so that little by little everyone will be making changes in the way we think about other who think, feel, and act differently than ourselves.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my older sister who went through the program and taught me to really step up and help others and i have seen it in myself and my ability to stand up for what i believe in.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

not change a thing!! I would try and engage all the students exactly as my leaders engaged me.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

is meeting other teenagers who care so much about other people and learning more about not only other culutures but my own Jewish identity.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

brilliant. I have never met any other adults who try to reach out to teenagers the way they do and they really want to understand what we are thinking and truly respect us and treat us as one of their peers.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

change an entire state.

Ways to make it better...

my time with my classmates and the program was even longer.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

narrowing down the number of students they can accept.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I wish that every student could go through the program and really learn about themselves and learn to accept others and find the passion to erase all the hatred in the world.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Client Served & I was a participant in the year long program and studied with my other classmates.