The Advocate

“I can relate to when you don't know who to turn to.”

August 01, 2013

Through fellowships and fieldwork at Touro, she soon got her chance - assisting geriatrics battling Alzheimer’s as well as helping rehabilitate ex-convicts. In the years ahead, she plans to direct her energies toward broader advocacy for those in need. The universal message in her experiences and those of her clients is that it’s only possible to affect the world outside you by maintaining inner resolve. “Social work is about change, in a person or a community,” she reflects. “You can effect change in a community. You have to believe that’s possible.”

This is Cheryl Bogdan’s story.