Stories of Service
AmeriCorps members in Minnesota have amazing stories to tell.
Welcome to our Stories of Service blog! Every day, Minnesota AmeriCorps programs and their members transform lives and get things done. Their actions and impact shows exactly what service to your state is all about. These are their stories. Subscribe to our newsletter to get them sent directly to your inbox.
AmeriCorps members did so much this summer – between planting trees, building community gardens, and mentoring students, the last three
Neitasha is a parent and paraprofessional at Sojourner Truth Academy. She’s a big advocate for AmeriCorps – all three of
Even if you’ve heard of AmeriCorps or the Peace Corps before, you might not be clear on how they’re different
In pandemic recovery efforts, a huge concern has been the country’s overworked public health workforce. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare
After leading ServeMinnesota for 24 years, Audrey Suker retired in March of 2023. ServeMinnesota’s new CEO, Julia Quanrud, has worked
It’s not an exaggeration to say that Julia Quanrud has been a part of every single level of AmeriCorps in
“Serving was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made”: AmeriCorps led her to a career in energy and equity
Mari, a senior policy associate at the St. Paul–based clean-energy policy nonprofit Fresh Energy, followed her interest in green construction
“I’m all in on math now”: Math Corps tutor builds her own confidence while helping students build theirs
Casey Starr remembers clearly the moment in junior high when a teacher told her that she obviously didn’t have any
Over the past 24 years, as Audrey Suker has led AmeriCorps in Minnesota, a phrase she’s often used is “it’s
We believe in the power of a national network of service – and one way we harness that network is
Yes, AmeriCorps is a great way to serve your community and to get professional experience – but it’s also a