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.
Meet Recovery Champion, ServeMinnesota Board Member and “School of Hard Knocks” Graduate Phil Rutherford
Of all the impressive items in Phil Rutherford’s official bio — chief operating officer at Faces & Voices of Recovery, past
Reading Corps tutor Ruby Wesley is a proud alumna of Minneapolis Public Schools. She’s delighted to be giving back to
Jordan Hansen says that AmeriCorps service “gave me more than I would ever be able to give back”: It supported
Jane Leonard has an impressive résumé that reflects the broad range of her three decades of work in public policy,
Kelly Smith highlights ServeMinnesota’s Emergency Response Initiative, which is currently accepting applications for about 700 AmeriCorps members to serve in
Minnesota’s Emergency Response Initiative Returns with Double the Number of AmeriCorps Members Needed to Help Organizations Affected by COVID-19
More than 700 individuals needed throughout Minnesota beginning in June to join the AmeriCorps Emergency Response Initiative.
Andrew Jarocki grew up in Duluth, graduated from the University of Notre Dame and made his way back to Minnesota last August as Lead for Minnesota (LFMN) fellow serving with the Hibbing Housing and Redevelopment Authority. He’s learning the nuts and bolts of local leadership as he contemplates a career in public service.
Jenny Nyberg knew she needed to make a change in her life in order to move forward – and she
“I see community service as something really valuable, and it’s important to fit the intensity of your commitment to whatever your capacity is at.”
New Year’s is a time we resolve to be better. Why not make AmeriCorps service part of your resolution this year?
The Covid-19 pandemic has slowed and even stopped much of our world, but Minnesota AmeriCorps members continue to serve. Here’s how.
Watch this video story about Will — a Minnesota Army National Guard member who also serves in Minnesota Opportunity Corps.