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SOLA's First Annual Disaster Drill

In recognition of Global Youth Service Day and in preparation for the 2014 Hurricane Season, The South Louisiana Region Red Cross held a day-long disaster drill. 86 more words


Meet AmeriCorps*VISTA Member Kelsey Leach, Helping Kids Reach their Potential in Chula Vista

My name is Kelsey Leach and I am an AmeriCorps*VISTA member with Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood at South Bay Community Services, a program that works to strengthen the academic progression of students at Castle Park Elementary. 558 more words


2014-2015 Position Openings!

From July 2014-July 2015, CSU STEM VISTA members will serve as liaisons between campus host sites and their community partners so that CSU students can participate in mentoring and academic support programs, as well as engaged learning experiences such as service learning, internships and undergraduate research. 129 more words

AmeriCorps VISTA

flooring, flooring, endless flooring, knee appreciation, the BEACH.

despite moving on to the second remodel this week, I’m still out at east metro doing lots of fun stuff! Our east metro mini crew has gotten even… 548 more words

What Were You Thinking? And other things...

I’ll let it be known here and now: I’ve applied for Teach for America four (maybe five) times and never even made the interview portion. ¬†Forget that I was accepted into AmeriCorps, the Texas Teaching Fellowship, Citizen Schools and the Peace Corps and just focus on that. 937 more words

Peace Corps

Inspiration Is, As Inspiration Does

On Friday I’ll be giving a keynote type of speech to a group of AmeriCorps VISTA members. If you don’t know what that is you can look it up… 481 more words


Texas Conservation Corps at Lake Amistad

In March, Blue Crew headed out for their first spike of the year to Del Rio, Texas, which is about a four hour drive from Austin to near the Texas-Mexico border. 440 more words