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Providing Support from Afar: Ashley at TCU Le Center K8

By: Ashley Roemhildt, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at TCU Le Center K8 "Even though I don't see my students in person, I haven’t stopped the tutoring group I started at…

Minnesota Youth Council: COVID-19 Statement

The Minnesota Youth Council (MYC) is a collaboration of youth and adults working together to empower and mobilize young people across the state to exercise their voices, opinions, and ideas,…

Mackenzie: Why I Serve

Mackenzie Steinberg, AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at Search Institute: Mackenzie is passionate about criminal justice reform, queer and trans rights, and racial equity. "I chose AmeriCorps VISTA because I was…

Chelsee: Why I Serve

Chelsee Chapin, AmeriCorps VISTA Leader "I wanted to make change in the educational sector, by helping to create equal opportunity for all students. I also wanted to see the inside…

Alexis & Conner: Circlekeeping in Robbinsdale

Alexis and Conner, AmeriCorps Promise Fellows serving together at Community Mediation and Restorative Services, share their experiences and reflections on circlekeeping with students at Robbinsdale Middle School. Alexis: "The 275 students…

Joseph: No Longer Necessary

By: Joseph Bruyers, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Centennial Middle School "I think one of the most important moments I've had as a Promise Fellow was is watching a student…

Helena: All the Difference

By: Helena Gunderson, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Hopkins West Junior High "I’m currently working with two students who both struggled to complete their math homework and understand the class…

Casey: Supporting their Ups and Downs

By Casey Butterfield, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Laura Jeffrey Academy "Throughout the month of January Laura Jeffrey Academy participated in a J-Term schedule and things changed in terms of…

Rachel: All Three Games

By Rachel Pederson, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Minneapolis North High School through the Check & Connect program "During the fall, I went to almost every single football game.  Most…

Lucas: Advances in Algebra

By Lucas Kauzlarich, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Minneapolis South High School through the Check & Connect program "One day, during sixth hour, one of my students decided to skip…