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Archive: AmeriCorps VISTA

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What We are Fighting For

By Gabriella Cinquini, AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MNEEP) This past year, but especially these last few months, have been particularly tumultuous. The entire United States-- and…

A Day in the Life of AmeriCorps VISTA Mikayla

"A day in the life as a VISTA has looked really different for me over the last two years based on what phase of my project I’m in and since…

A Day in the Life of AmeriCorps VISTA Samara

"Since August, I have served as a VISTA member serving with Minnesota Alliance With Youth and the Minnesota Youth Council. Even while working from home, each day looks different which…

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…

Building a Youth Master Plan

By: Mikayla Ferg, Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA serving at the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board  My year at the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board is focused on building a Youth Master Plan that…

Reflections from a VISTA Leader

By: Samie Burnett, Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA Leader Choosing to serve as a VISTA member gives you a different approach and outlook when it comes to helping youth and the community.…

Blue Zones

By: Jenna Zmyslony, Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Carlton County  As an Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Carlton County, one of the main projects I have been working on is…

Building Capacity Through Collaboration

By Andrew Lupton, AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Minnesota Alliance With Youth  This year, I have the opportunity to work as the Communications and Development VISTA at the Minnesota Alliance With…

Building Partnerships

By Chris Mendez, Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Community Mediation and Restorative Services Chris has been getting things done for our communities all year by building partnerships and infrastructure around…