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Sara's Gap Year Epic

Why did you decide to do a gap year after graduating from high school instead of just going straight to college?

I think part of it was because I wasn’t sure about what I wanted to do. 8,799 more words

American Conservation Experience

Meet the Warrior!

My name is Kelly Rosiles-Villagomez, and my students calls me “Coding Grandma!” I am proudly serving at the city where I was born and raised in – Chicago! 131 more words


Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

This past Sunday, August 23, we had our annual Volunteer Appreciation BBQ for Boston National Historical Park and Boston African American National Historic Site. Volunteers from all departments were invited, even those who are now staff or used to be volunteers with us were sent invitations. 318 more words


# of Ways to FindYourPark at Independence NHP

Inspired by many of my other Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors I decided I would travel a day though out my park and try to complete as many items on the 99 Ways to #FindYourPark as possible within Independence National Historical Park. 942 more words


Let Kids Lead: CS First Members as Advocates and Program Assistants

I’m reposting this from my personal blog I recently started, CS in the Clubhouse. It was originally posted August 19th.

The Goal: Kids as Leaders…

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The Same Page: Getting the Organization Working Together

I’m reposting this from my blog I started a little while ago, CS in the Clubhouse. It was originally posted July 24th.

Looking Back on the CS First Rollout…

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Waking Up to School on a Monday

Monday. Today was my first day of school. That’s right I went back to school – all the way back to elementary school. This year I’m doing a year of service with AmeriCorps Reading Partners DC. 467 more words