"I believe AmeriCorps helped bring out the best out of my leadership and teamwork skills. I wouldn't trade my service and time with these 4-H'ers or my supervisor for anything.”
"Serving has become an effective way to help save lives in the community I grew up in. It taught me the importance of giving back to a community that has provided me so much while growing up."
I believe that you can never do too much for someone or care too much. I don't want excessive recognition for my actions. Instead, I want people to know I care, and I will do what I can to ensure their safety and health.
AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer
Due to the complexity of factors involved in the opioid crisis, a multisector response is needed for effective intervention with collaboration among a broad array of stakeholders to identify strategies, and plan and implement changes.
Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
This research will inform understandings of key pathways to civic engagement and culturally responsive and appropriate processes for developing healthy civic and ethnic identities amongst dispersed refugee communities in the United States.
University of Wisconsin Whitewater
This project engages residents as leaders in understanding and acting on the local definition of civic engagement and the community’s desire to strategically foster equitable development.