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Archive: Voices From the Field

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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…

Theo: Asking Is Easy

By Theo Twidwell, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Breakthrough Twin Cities "Since day one, I have been working with a student regarding his fear of asking questions in class. He…

Rose: Amanda’s Story

By: Rose Lucia, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Inver Grove Heights Middle School "I have been working with a student named Amanda.  She is a very intelligent young lady who…

Helen: The Adult He Trusted

By Helen Arneson, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Minneapolis Southwest High School, with Check & Connect "One of the students that I have been working with in the last few months…

Muzamil: The Importance of Their Voice

By Muzamil Ibrahim, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Loring Nicollet Alternative High School (Project for Pride in Living) "In my current and previous youth work, I have come to understand how…

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…