Posts in: "AmeriCorps"

AmeriCorps VISTAs Can Make Homelessness Rare, Brief and One-Time

United Way deploys AmeriCorps VISTAs with partner agencies that are fighting poverty in Seattle and King County. All Home is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA who has a strong sense of social justice and racial equity around the issue of homelessness to be its new Coordinated Entry and Economic Opportunities Specialist. Read Article

Building Up Immigrant and Refugee Youth, Building Up Myself

I accepted my AmeriCorps VISTA position not out of any deep desire to commit to a year of National Service, but because I was interested in the project and organization: creating educational opportunities to refugee and immigrant youth. However, the reason that I fulfilled my year-long commitment as an AmeriCorps VISTA was because of the amazing opportunities that were presented to me as a result being a National Service member. Read Article