Tessa Berens became a Minnesota Reading Corps member because she fell in love with working with schools and kids struggling to overcome an education gap. By working directly with students and teachers, she enhances the classroom experience and provides her students an average of 90 minutes of extra one-on-one tutoring each week.
Take the pledge with AmeriCorps members and alumni here in Minnesota and streaming across the country to recreate the first pledge ceremony from September 12, 1994.
The nationwide swearing in event will culminate a yearlong celebration highlighting the commitment of AmeriCorps members and alums and highlight the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps has made for 20 years. AmeriCorps members, alumni, and friends can register for this event and the service project to follow by clicking here.
Friday, September 12 9:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Mall of America Rotunda
“This relationship is founded on the shared values that we can improve education outcomes, help all children reach their full potential and create the leaders and workforce that ensure our further global competitiveness. We deeply appreciate the important work you do, and we look forward to continuing to align our efforts with yours.”
Laysha Ward, President of Community Relations, Target