Why did you join AmeriCorps? "I think that reaching out to people who need and want our help is fantastic -- I love the aspect of eliminating racism and empowering women, especially as a woman and a minority. I think it's great to be a part of these programs and I think it's important to give back to the community!" What is your favorite part of national service? "My favorite part is being around the people I serve." What's your favorite thing to do when you're not serving?
How many members are serving at this site? "Five AIST members serve at W. O. Parmer Elementary School, Greenville, AL." What is your organizations goal at this site? "AmeriCorps members serve in the classroom daily performing intervent activities for rural economically disadvantaged students to achieve benchmark levels in reading and math. After the instructional day, you will find these members assisting in 21st Century Learning Centers at their site and with BCSS athletic t
Why did you join Teach For America and AmeriCorps?
"I joined Teach for America because I wanted to make an educational impact on the lives of our youth. Education is very important, and I believe every child deserves the opportunity to obtain a great education. I have always had a passion for youth and Teach For America gave me the opportunity to put that passion into reality." What is your favorite part of national service?
"My favorite part of national service is the stro
How many members are serving at this site?
"Seven AmeriCorps Members are providing service in these counties during the week of October 3rd-7th." What is your organizations goal at this site?
"The goal is to work with administrators and teachers to provide high-tech vision screenings for their children, then connect the children who fail with comprehensive follow up care." What is something exciting that has happened at this site?
"This week (October 3-7), AmeriCorps Membe
Why did you join AmeriCorps? "I like working with AmeriCorps because they help the community with lots of things. They help build ramps, homes and promote wellness programs whenever given the opportunity. I feel like working with AmeriCorps has made me a better person. " What is your favorite part of national service? "Helping people get back on their feet after disasters is very rewarding. Helping with food, clothing housing and making a difference is what I liek to do." Wh