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Archive: Promise Fellows

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Highs and Lows

By: Melina Pha, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Mounds View YMCA "Why do you always say you miss us when you don't get to see and talk to us for…

Slow and Steady

By: Anna Vazquez, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at White Bear Lake Sunrise Park Middle School Today was a huge day for me in regards to one student. She was on…

Lunchtime Support

By Nina Cercere, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at SPPS Murray Middle School "The first week of school, I met a student who was new to Murray Middle School. She was very…

An Unlikely Connection

By Carly Manderfeld, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Tri-City United K-8 "I have a student that from the first day I met her I felt that we just wouldn't end up…

I am the Lucky One.

By Greta Schmitt, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Chaska High School Where did the year go? At the beginning of my term of service I expecting to have this year…

A Pleasant Surprise

By Josephine Rosene, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Minneapolis Sanford Middle School  In April I had the opportunity to take a few days away from my host site to spend…

“I listened to him.”

Heidi Rieck, 2017/18 AmeriCorps Promise Fellow with the Dreamline Program at Rochester Kellogg Middle School "This morning on my way into school I was stopped by a teacher who asked…

A Day in the Life: Maki & Annie in Northfield

Maki Love (2nd year) and Annie Moore (1st year) are AmeriCorps Promise Fellows serving at Northfield Middle School this year.  Maki and Annie documented a day in their lives to…

Opening Up Her True Self

By Cesi Rasgado, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Minneapolis American Indian Center  "One of the teens I have been working with used to hide her face with her hoodie and…

Rob Reaches Out

By Hena Vadher, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Breakthrough Twin Cities  "Like many of my students, Rob has experienced pretty extreme trauma as a result of firsthand experiences with poverty and death. He…