Stories of Service
AmeriCorps members in Minnesota have amazing stories to tell.
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 every other Thursday.
At ServeMinnesota, we talk a lot about the central role research plays in our work. Research informs every stage of a program’s development, from initial program design through evaluation.
To this day, I am a big admirer of the legislation that created AmeriCorps, the 1993 National Community Service Trust Act.
Boushra began volunteering at her son’s elementary school as a way to learn about the American educational system. Today, she’s
Geri (she/they) has been familiar with their AmeriCorps service site, Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership, since their childhood on the White Earth
Back when he was a student at Occidental College, Isa Kibira remembers living in “theory land.” He majored in political
The tech team for the Refugee Response Initiative does a lot more than just tech. In addition to setting up
David Langley has worked for more than two years as the Engagement Manager at Prepare + Prosper, a Twin Cities
“My wall is full of drawings students made for me”: How this AmeriCorps member connected with students during distance learning
When Alex began her service during distance learning, she noticed right away how challenging it was to connect with middle
Renea knows Minneapolis’ social services inside and out. No matter what the students she serves are facing, she can figure
It’s graduation season, and as nice as it might be to be done with classes, it can be stressful to
Before serving with Community Forestry Initiative, Sara Arsenault wandered the US, heading to wherever her next gig in environmental field
Many AmeriCorps members discover what they want to do next in life partly because of their experiences with service. One
Minnesota is experiencing the greatest housing shortage in decades. Increases in both home prices and rents are outpacing wage growth