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.
‘We’re Going to Practice Math Until You Get Better:’ A Recent Retiree Finds a Good Fit as a Math Corps Member
Therese Folsom found a meaningful new chapter in her life as a Math Corps member in Zimmerman, Minnesota.
A Minnesota Math Corps member discusses her service as she spends a gap year helping students with math, and David Parker of ServeMinnesota talks about our data-driven practices.
“I was struck by how many different ways I was impressed by the students I got to work with.”
Reading Corps and Math Corps have not only helped our students to learn how to read and perform better in math, these programs have also saved our district in costs.
Minnesota Reading Corps in Family Child Care helps reach children during their first stages of development to address issues early.
Callie was always drawn to serving others and helping people in need. Signing up for AmeriCorps after college only seemed natural.
Here’s a round-up of our favorite tweets, grams and posts that we could find about national service.
Republican Senator Paul Anderson (above, right) and DFL Representative Ami Waszlawik (above, left) co-authored an Op-Ed about why Math Corps is a proven solution for improving students’ math skills.
Ferd Schlapper is a math tutor with AmeriCorps, a national “Peace Corps” that gives boosts to kids in math and reading. He volunteers at Woodbury Elementary School.
Is it us or is national service back in the air? If you have followed the presidential race so far
Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) math scores have declined for the fourth year in a row. Math Corps and PreK Math offer opportunities to help.
When Shannon Twiss graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a bachelor’s degree in Justice & Peace Studies in
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) named the Twin Cities the top place for AmeriCorps recruitment nationally.
This Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity member learned that the more you put into it, the more you get out of it.