fbpx

« Back to News Archive

Archive: Voices From the Field

• • •

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…

“Being a Friend”

By: Ashley Cook, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Inver Grove Heights High School "Today was a tough day for a few of my students. Three of them were sent to…

My Service

By: Ma Ly Xiong, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Patrick Henry High School "After months of serving as a Promise Fellow I absolutely enjoy it a lot. I never thought…

Consistency, Humor, and Goofiness goes a long way

By Jo Castano, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Boys and Girls Club of the Northland, Duluth “I currently have a teen who was also part of my Focus List from last year.…

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…

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…

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…