Follow Gem’s Progress
Gem McHaffey was recognized for earning a spot on an honors listNational Honors SocietySpring 2016 - Spring 2017Added by Gem
Gem McHaffey was recognized for earning a spot on an honors listRecieved First HonorsFall 2013 - Spring 2017Added by Gem
Awards & Recognition
Gem McHaffey was recognized for earning an academic awardPlaywriting awardSpring 2017Added by Gem
Gem McHaffey was recognized for earning a scholarshipMahar/Firouzbakht Scholarship for those who overcame difficultiesSpring 2017Added by Gem
PAIR (Political Asylum Immigration Representation) ProjectJune 2017 - August 2017
Worked as a legal assistant. Visited immigrant detention centers to give intake screenings with detainees to see what legal relief they are eligible for. Helped to plan "know your rights" community presentations about constitutional rights of immigrants when facing immigration enforcement. Answered phones during open lines. Worked on SIJ filing.
Fresh Pond Ballet
Assistant Ballet TeacherSeptember 2014 - June 2017
Worked with children aged 5-6 and assisted the teacher throughout the class.
The Barton Center for Diabetes Education
Camp CounselorAugust 2015 - August 2016
Worked with type one diabetic children aged 12-14 at a residential summer camp. Lead activities, assisted with basic medical needs, and took care of needs.