The Career Choice For Myself At Arizona 's Rotary Club Annual Gala

793 Words Dec 2nd, 2015 4 Pages
As someone whom has spent five years as a babysitter to the families within my community, it was not until I found myself getting involved as a suicide prevention advocate, that I realized becoming a lawyer managing political and government law would be the most awarding career choice for myself. As a Political Law Attorney, this would provide a gateway to having a major voice in issues that could evolve the national mental health care policies at the macro and micro levels.

In the summer of 2014, I was honored to meet a young lady by the name of Janelle McCain at Arizona 's Rotary Club Annual Gala, that we both had the opportunity to volunteer our time at. As I grew to know Janelle, I learned about her past and present, including her amazing recovery as a rape victim. Janelle introduced me to the world of national pageants, which helped me become a more involved citizen within my community. As someone who has overcome the stigma of congenital medical and mental health issues, such as Noonan 's Spectrum Disorder, Pulmonary Valve Stenosis, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Bipolar Disorder--I wanted to do more. I became a suicide prevention advocate, an anti-bully advocate and a community service volunteer for S.W.A.N, a foundation that offers housing and support assistance to female domestic violence victims and their children. These organizations are preparing me for my future in developing policies that would best support organizations like the few…

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