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.
Even before the pandemic hit, the precariously housed population was growing in Minnesota and nationwide. Experts predict that the past
Reading Corps and Math Corps Join National Tutoring Coalition to Reach 4 Million Students During Pandemic Recovery
A proven, Minnesota-born model that has already boosted the reading and math skills of hundreds of thousands of students across
Johnny Sanasinh tackles everything with enthusiasm. After graduating in 2020 from St. Olaf College in Northfield with degrees in music
For Pierre Young, AmeriCorps service is a family tradition: His mom was an AmeriCorps VISTA member in St. Paul, and
Attend a virtual information session on April 28 to hear about community needs for the upcoming summer After more than
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
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