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.
A college student learns about her community and herself as she serves in the AmeriCorps Emergency Response Initiative this summer.
I was 17 when I first encountered real community. That summer, I was hired by the Minnesota Conservation Corps.
Kate Kelly, Regional President of PNC Bank, has proven to be an optimistic leader and catalyst for positive change in
With college in flux this fall, it’s a great time for students to consider a gap year — and AmeriCorps provides income, tuition help, health benefits, adventure and more.
‘It’s an Honor to be Trusted with These Students’ Stories and Their Experiences:’ Finding a Career Path in Recovery Corps
Quinn Forss was looking for a new opportunity to refocus his career when he learned about Minnesota Recovery Corps. As
AmeriCorps members in the LECPA program in St. Paul have changed their typical service to lead a food drive and help local food shelves.
True North AmeriCorps members in Duluth have transformed their service to help communities suffering in this crisis.
‘I Have Lived Through What They’re Going Through:’ An AmeriCorps Member Reflects on Her Service in College Possible
Alexia is an AmeriCorps member who serves as a College Possible coach at St. Catherine University in St. Paul. She helps students in the College Possible program there navigate and adjust to college.
College students and graduates who have taken out student loans might worry that they won’t be able to keep up with repayment if they sign up for AmeriCorps, but good news: There are penalty-free options to postpone student loan payments while you serve.
AmeriCorps members in Minnesota Reading Corps can now earn a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential at no cost and use service hours to complete.
Michaela found a great fit as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow with Minnesota Alliance With Youth. Now she’s Promise Fellow Leader.