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.
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
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.
In the year before beginning medical school, Alyssa served in Minnesota Recovery Corps and gained valuable knowledge and experience.
Taryn began service in AmeriCorps as a Recovery Corps navigator in Aug. 2018, and after completing two terms serving at
Learn about a new initiative that will bring Reading Corps and Math Corps consultation and tutoring to families with kids learning at home.