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Submitted by nicky.campbell on Wed, 12/02/2020 - 09:50

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AmeriCorps made it possible for me to pursue my passion: environmental conservation. It provided me with the hands-on experience that I needed to advance in the field.

As a VISTA, I am able utilize my skills to serve underrepresented people while strengthening my knowledge and relationship with my community through teamwork, community involvement and service learning.

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Anita Jones

AmeriCorps alumnus

My career would have gone in a different and probably less fulfilling direction without my time in AmeriCorps VISTA. I am definitely #MadeInAmeriCorps.

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Matt Loehman

AmeriCorps alumnus

I still remember the first time I saw a homeowner settling into his new home after a build. It felt great to witness first-hand the difference I was making in someone’s life.

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Nick Paulson

AmeriCorps alumnus

AmeriCorps has changed my life by giving me the opportunity to be a leader in the community. I can honestly say that this experience, and AmeriCorps in particular, has made me a better person.

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Justin Baker

AmeriCorps alumnus

I thought my lifelong pursuit of education would lead me down a different path, but the impact my students have had on my life has caused me to consider a path in social work, public health or another year in AmeriCorps!

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Jaelen Buxton-Punch

AmeriCorps member

I helped deliver 800 Christmas trees to families throughout the community. It was hard work but it felt good. Knowing that all those families and their children would get to celebrate a more joyous Christmas gave me a warm feeling inside.

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Paola Flores

AmeriCorps alumnus

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