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November 10, 2019

Host Organization: City of Selma

SAP AmeriCorps Program Staff: Teresa Carter, Program Director; Elizabeth Young, Office Coordinator; Jacqueline Smiley, Field Coordinator; Tammy White, Training Coordinator

County Served: Dallas

SAP AmeriCorps Description: Selma AmeriCorps Program, formerly known as Selma Digital Opportunity, was established in 2000 and served Selma, A...

November 3, 2019

Host Organization: YWCA Central Alabama

BCBL AmeriCorps Program Staff: Joan Witherspoon-Norris- Senior Director of Social Justice, Angela Abdur-Rasheed- Director of AmeriCorps Program, Meghan Stull- Coordinator of AmeriCorps Program, and Kenyata Tate- AmeriCorps Administrator

Counties served: Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Blount

BCBL AmeriCorps Description: The YW...

October 27, 2019

Host Organization: Butler County Board of Education

AIST AmeriCorps Program Staff: Carol McArthur, Director; Kathy Tolin, Assistant Director

County Served: Butler County

AIST AmeriCorps Description: The AmeriCorps Instructional Support Team (AIST) has successfully ensured a brighter future for the Butler County’s rural under-challenged students by focusing their effo...

October 20, 2019

Host Organization: Wallace Community College

WCC AmeriCorps Program Staff: Dr. Ryan Spry – Program Director; Ms. Amy Ashmore – Financial Director; Ms. Mandy Wise, Ms. Brandy Dowdey, and Mr. Earl Bynum – Site Supervisors; Ms. Betty Willette and Ms. Hope Gunn – Program Support Staff

Counties Served: Barbour, Bullock, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Pike, and Russell


October 13, 2019

Host Organization: Alabama Network of Family Resource Centers / SAFE Family Services Center

ANFRC AmeriCorps Program Staff: LaKesha Ross, Program Director; Jalynn Carter, Member Manager; Margaret Morton, Executive Director of SAFE; Robin Mackey, Executive Director of ANFRC

Counties Served: Talladega City, Sylacauga City, Talladega County, AL: Dothan City, Houston Co...

October 6, 2019

Host Organization: Teach For America

TFA AmeriCorps Program Staff: Damon Bailey, Executive Director; Amber Haywood, Manager, Development; Caroline Montgomery Clark, Managing Director, Growth, Strategy and Development

 Counties Served: Jefferson County, Perry County, Hale County, Dallas County

TFA AmeriCorps Description: Teach For America – Alabama recruits, selects,...

August 29, 2019

The state of Alabama has awarded funding each year for AmeriCorps State programs and is excited to fund new opportunities for the 2020-21 program year. AmeriCorps is a National Service program that helps meet community needs through the efforts of AmeriCorps members. The AmeriCorps State program offers funding to meet the needs of various agencies and communities.


March 15, 2019

Meet Braxton Orso, serving with the Mobile Baykeeper AmeriCorps program. He serves in the Strategic Watershed Awareness and Monitoring Program (SWAMP).

What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I was motivated to join AmeriCorps because I wanted an opportunity to devote myself to a meaningful cause and serve others. Service has been a focal part of my life since I was...

March 15, 2019

Meet Conrad Dunklin, serving with the AmeriCorps Instructional Support Team in Butler County.  He serves at Greenville Elementary School.

What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I was motivated to join AmeriCorps because I like helping people and children learn different things.

What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I just want to serve others a...

March 14, 2019

Meet Ellie Mallon, serving with the Mobile Baykeeper AmeriCorps program. She serves with Baykeeper Patrol.

What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I was motivated to join AmeriCorps because of the opportunity to make a difference in my local community while working on issues that I'm passionate about.

What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I woul...

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