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The Team

Here’s the people I work with every single school day. A unique group of individuals, indeed. They each possess some valuable strengths and I’m so lucky to be working with them. 38 more words


AmeriCorps NCCC at Vicksburg National Military Park

On Saturday, October 22nd, Vicksburg National Military Park hosted a group of AmeriCorps NCCC members to volunteer in the park while they were back at regional headquarters (which just happens to be in Vicksburg) in between projects. 407 more words

Southeast Region

First Impressions

Life’s beautiful little irreplicables make the journey’s unpredictability worth the anxiety. These manifest in a variety of ways, but one of my favorites is the unique mental spark that accompanies encountering someone or something new.  399 more words


Calling Baton Rouge

Well, what do you know? We’ve come full circle, and so soon.

I didn’t think much about this post, and I’m also not going to edit it much. 261 more words


It's Been a Great Day When...

It’s been a great day when…


One of your students tells you she received a 95 on her General Biology exam, and then another student tells you she received the highest grade in her math class AND a high 90 on her Microbiology exam, and then you go to observe one of your program’s mentoring sessions which is so enjoyable and engaging that you start participating and don’t want to leave to go to that evening’s event, but then you go and get to hear an esteemed political science professional talk about women and minority representation in politics at one of your partner high schools. 16 more words


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Natural Lands Outreach and Education Specialist

Salt Lake City’s Open Space Lands Program seeks a highly motivated individual with background in environmental education and/or youth and outdoor leadership, to develop and administer outreach and education activities that connect diverse communities to urban natural lands. 321 more words

General Sustainability

Shots! Shots! Shots! (Medical Ones)

It took me a while to figure out how I was going to write this post. The problem is we’ve been doing so much, and I have so little free time. 952 more words