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Member Spotlight: RuMyia Jackson, Teach for America Alabama AmeriCorps Program

Meet RuMyia Jackson, English Language Arts teacher, currently serving with R.B. Hudson, a service site of the Teach for America Alabama AmeriCorps program.

1. What motivated you to join AmeriCorps?

I wanted to serve the youth in an educational setting.

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

I want to make connections with the community and the people within it.

3. What will your service focus on for the 2021-2022 program year?

During this program year, my service will focus on finding my teaching voice and making genuine connections with my kids.

4. What are your plans after AmeriCorps?

I want to apply to dental school after becoming a certified teacher.

Thank you for your service RuMyia!