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Meet (unofficial) Mascot: Clara BARKton

Clara BARKton recently started popping up on our Northwest Region social media accounts. Why? Because we love the spirit shown by both Clara and her human-mom Kay Wallis, and wanted to share their story with you. 405 more words

Disaster Services

Member Monday Spotlight: Aidan McLaughlin

Aidan McLaughlin, from Rice Lake, Wisconsin, is serving her second year as the Schools of Hope Tutor Coordinator at Thoreau. Prior to service, Aidan attended UW-Madison and received her B.A. 314 more words


AmeriCorps Spotlight: Drake First-Year Student Jamie Rusan

For St. Louis native and Drake student Jamie Rusan, the first year of college has been especially rigorous. Not only is he taking a full load of credits, but he’s a member of Drake’s AmeriCorps partnership program, a service learning experience called the… 940 more words


The Back Story

Hey there! Welcome to my first post!

For anyone who knows me, you know that I am not an “open book” kind of person, but you also know that after graduation, I will be leaving the States behind to live in South America for 27 months. 747 more words


Member Monday Spotlight: Olivia Ramsfield

Olivia Ramsfield is in school six days a week; her time is split between completing her master’s degree in Secondary Education at Edgewood College and Serving her second year with Schools of Hope at Huegel Elementary. 387 more words


B.L.L.C.: A non-profit on the Mountainside

Located on a tree-filled, dirt-road mountaintop in the small town of Kermit, WV is a non-profit organization known as Big Laurel Learning Center (BLLC). Two sisters, Sister Kathy & Sister Gretchen, currently keep this organization running with the help of the Director, Ian Noyes, and current AmeriCorps volunteer, Jacob Zondag among other individuals who either live on or commonly visit the mountaintop. 643 more words

Ran out Ink

Mid listing out of my pros and cons of coming back as a team leader at city year or going back to school and finishing my degree my pen ran out of ink. 332 more words