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Living the Portland Good Life

written from dapper & wise roasters, which recently opened on division st near unfold yoga studio

The past few weekends have been FULL. Full of goodness, of friendship, of work and of self-care. 847 more words


Four Chances to Make a Difference in Western N.C

It’s that time of the year again. AmeriCorps is recruiting for four AmeriCorps VISTA positions in Western North Carolina, including mine! The positions will include: three positions at Manna Food Bank in Asheville and one for the Center for Service Learning at Western Carolina University, my job :). 893 more words

Hot of the Press!!

Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA members are constantly working hard to build capacity and create a positive impact in communities across Arizona through their service. One way VISTAs can help build capacity and create impact is by increasing the community awareness surrounding the organization they are serving with. 174 more words

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& The Greater Good 

Apparently there’s a lot of confusion in Kimmel’s video helping Chelsea Clinton promote Americans to serve a year in AmeriCorps. Service is something I feel passionate about so I commented on the video informing folks that national service isn’t just the army and of course someone responded that serving in AmeriCorps isn’t doing anything “good for this country.” I don’t believe in wars point blank because a lot of lives are lost for senseless reasons. 327 more words

Life Happens

Food Trust Having Positive Impact On Childhood Obesity

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia has the highest rate of childhood obesity and highest rate of poverty of the nation’s largest cities. However, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in the past few years obesity has declined among children due to efforts by The Food Trust. 108 more words

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AmeriCorps Reflection Part 2: Cuz We're Gold 2

Once again, I apologize for the length of time between posts. It might not seem like it, but I’m trying to do better. I promise. 365 more words

Training in Mississippi.

So my team’s first road trip took us to Vicksburg, Mississippi. There our different teams received training reverent to our jobs, so my team got disaster survivor assistance (DSA) training, and some of my friends received external affairs training, and so on. 763 more words