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Does craigslist hate me? (and other concerns)

A few days ago, I discovered that my home IP address had been automatically blocked from accessing craigslist. Instead of searching my local listings, I spent the morning responding to a question craigslist posed to me on an otherwise blank page: “This IP address has been automatically blocked. 451 more words


The Importance of Retreat

By Sarah Spech

Retreat. /rəˈtrēt/ (n.) an act of moving back or withdrawing.

As part of our year with VVC, we are able to go on a mid-year retreat. 364 more words

Utah - Green Urban Lunch Box hiring Americorps Position

Salt Lake City, Utah

The Green Urban Lunch Box is a non profit located in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah. Our mission is to empower people to engage in local food production by using the resources available in their community. 120 more words

Farm Job

Birders Flock Together to Count Birds

The 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count took flight February 17th – 20th. Over the course of 4 days, thousands of people joined outdoors to count our feathered friends. 289 more words


Recent AmeriCorps News

Over the weekend a story broke about the Corporation for National and Community Service (the federal agency that administers the AmeriCorps program) being targeted in the federal budget for elimination. 416 more words

Service Makes Americans Great

I urge the president and the Office of Management and Budget to rethink cutting AmeriCorps programs. As someone who has seen firsthand the real advantages of AmeriCorps programs, I strongly believe that cutting it would be a mistake. 655 more words


During my first year of AmeriCorps, when I was serving with the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), I was deployed in response to the Good Friday Tornadoes that swept across St Louis, MO. 1,025 more words