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Following Her Lead

By Lori Fischer, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Norse Area Learning Center I started providing academic support to a student earlier in the semester. This student is quiet and shy.…

Patience and Trust

By Abby Levin, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Roosevelt High School, in partnership with Minneapolis Public Schools Check & Connect program At the beginning of the school year, it was…

Serving youth builds relationships, leaves impact

By: Karissa Cady, Growing up in Faribault, I was lucky to have the support of many caring adults in my life. Whether it was family, teachers or coaches, they made…

Joy

By Erica, AmeriCorps Youth Support Fellow serving at Urban Strategies I love serving with AmeriCorps because I am able to build genuine, caring connections with youth. I am able to…

Thinking about the Future

By Ainsley, AmeriCorps Youth Support Fellow at Learning Works I work with a group of 10th graders and I have had the chance to talk with all of them about…

Motivation and empathy are key to serving youth

This column appeared in Northfield News on July 14, 2022. Graduating from college into the waiting arms of a pandemic threw a wrench into my future planning, but the opportunity…

Waiting Outside the Door

By Jane, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Serving at Black Hawk Middle School "I met with the 6th grade counselor and Sarah on the first day of school to discuss her anxiety.…

Proud of You

By Tanya, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Centennial Middle School "I was assigned a student whose attendance was not the greatest. She missed a lot of school which resulted in…

Seeing Their Capacity

By Mary, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Highland Park High School in St. Paul "When I first started working with Elijah he was very disengaged in his Geometry and English…

I Like This Routine

By: Maddy W, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at St. Paul Public Schools - Murray Middle School "There is a student at my school who walks to her 4th period class…