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Reflection

I came to LIU Brooklyn thinking I was about to help improve the health of the neighborhood by partnering with community members to start an urban garden and work with a few local high schools to open the doors of higher education to low-income high school students. 1,133 more words

VISTA

Alumni Post – Sarah Deleon

I remember the first time someone asked me what my passion was.

For the first time, it wasn’t a question about my major or what kind of career I was pursuing, which was a relief for a second year General Studies major at Texas State University—San Marcos. 1,311 more words

AmeriCorps

Surviving Emotionally, Financially, Physically, and Mentally as an AmeriCorps VISTA and Single Mother

Surviving Emotionally, Financially, Physically, and Mentally as an

AmeriCorps VISTA and Single Mother

By Takeallah Rivera

AmeriCorps VISTA is an anti-poverty program established by Lyndon B. 1,224 more words

Commonplace in Cyberspace Episode 2: The Flight of the Phoenix

I think the question was: Do you think you can fly alone?  Of course, I proudly boasted to the heavens that I could take on the responsibility of flying solo.   955 more words

Thoughts

The Miracle of the Human Spirit

Five years ago, our lives changed. Five years ago, it was the worst night for the lives of hundreds, thousands of people after a line of storms ripped their way across south west Missouri. 318 more words

Rant

Season 3, Episode 6: Wonder Women

“Rashad: Adena, where were you a year ago?

Adena: Homeless. …

Rashad: Where are you today?

Adena: I am not homeless. I am staying in a boarding home.

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Dallas

Hemlock Restoration Initiative seeks Outreach and Volunteer Engagement Associate

Applications are being accepted for the AmeriCorps Project Conserve HRI Outreach and Volunteer Engagement Associate with the Hemlock Restoration Initiative of WNC Communities.

The 11-month term will run from September 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017 and will be based out of Asheville, NC. 177 more words

Employment