Dawn Clements - Birmingham Engaging in STEM
Why did you join AmeriCorps? "I decided to join AmeriCorps because I thought it would be a wonderful way to not only meet different people but, to help children and communities with challenges they face on an everyday bases." What is your favorite part of national service? "I believe my favorite part of national service is the feeling you get after you have truly made someone’s day. Whether it is a kind word or gesture; I think Mahatma Gandhi said it best, 'be the change you
Jasmyn Winston - YWCA of Central Alabama.
Why did you join AmeriCorps? “ I joined Americorps because I am passionate about being a service to people that are not as fortunate as me. Being a Birmingham native and serving in areas I grew up in, is the best way for me to give back to a community and area that provided so many resources to me.” What is your favorite part of national service? “My favorite part about national service is getting the opportunity to make an impact in someone’s life. I currently serve in an ar
Michael Earnest - AmeriCorps Instructional Support Team
Why did you join AmeriCorps ? "My entire adult life has been about service and the Segal Education Award made joining AmeriCorps a wise decision." What is your favorite part of national service? "What is your favorite thing to do when you are not serving? I enjoy making a difference in the lives of my students and my teachers. I hunt and fish and enjoy building beds, swings, outdoor furniture in my woodworking shop at home. Plus I have been involved in Scouting for 15 years
Jessica Spratling - Alabama Network for Family Resource Centers.
Why did you join AmeriCorps? “I joined AmeriCorps initially to supplement my husband’s income, but once I joined I realized I could do much more, helping my community and furthering my education.” What is your favorite part of national service? “My favorite part of service is working with the youth, helping to shape their future.” What is your favorite thing to do when your not serving? “When I am not serving, I am with my family.” What is your favorite snack? “My favorite sn
Welcome to Birmingham Regional Empowerment and Development Center (BREAD) in Birmingham City Schools-Birmingham, Alabama. How many members are serving at this site? "We have two members-Denae Beasley and Dawn Clements are serving at BREAD." What is your organizations goal at this site? "The goal is to equip and empower students and their families for success while instilling and inspiring all participants with courage, confidence and character." What is something exciting tha