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Archive: Voices From the Field

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Beat the Odds

By: Emma Chambard, Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota I am so grateful that I was able to be a part of Children Defense Fund's Beat…

Little Things That Make Your Day

By Marcos Macias, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at White Bear Lake Area High School, North Campus On the Tuesday before semester break one of my students came to me with a…

Giving Back

By Tara Gibb, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists I have become very aware of the need at our school to find ways to support…

That would be lovely

By Gin Eckert, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Wilder Foundation’s Youth Leadership Initiative “Yes, that would be lovely,” she said when I asked her if she wanted to go ice…

The Rubik’s Cube

By Danielle Marzinske, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Open World Learning Community (SPPS) It took me roughly one long and frustrating week to learn how to solve a Rubik’s cube…

Home

By Toe Mahasongkham, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Saint Paul Harding High School (with the Sanneh Foundation)  Throughout life, we all yearn and seek for a place that we belong…

PEACE Program

By Melissa Butler, AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Minneapolis Public Schools A highlight of my VISTA Service has been assisting the City of Minneapolis with recruitment for Pathways to Emergency &…

Embracing the Unknown

Embracing the Unknown By Emily Kay, AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Minnesota Alliance With Youth with the GradMinnesota Initiative  A few weeks ago, on my third day of service, I was…

We Day Energy

We Day Energy By Sarah Adams, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Orono High School I was asked by my supervisor, Katie, to help chaperone 19 high school students at WE…

Talking Circle

Talking Circle By Meredith Myers-Petro, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving with Minneapolis Public Schools, Check & Connect, Ann Sullivan Middle School  This month is my first month of service, and it has…