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Why Poetry Is So Crucial Right Now

By Tish Harrison Warren Opinion Writer New York Times August 29th 2021 This summer, on a lark, I took a course on poetry geared toward Christian leaders. Twelve of us met over Zoom to read poems and discuss the intersection of…..

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National Service Heroes Win Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards for Inspiring Acts of Service During the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sep 24, 2021 Alumni and grantees from California, Massachusetts, Nevada, Tennessee, and Wisconsin were selected for providing outstanding service during the COVID-19 pandemic WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AmeriCorps, the federal agency for volunteering and service, awarded the annual…..

Making sure you show up in your own story

(From 2017) Tomorrow we have our fourth Annual Storytelling Festival for the AmeriCorps programs of Maryland. Our hosts at Casa Maryland and Pablo Blank always provide a warm welcome in their amazing space. Each year, we try different things and…..

“No Struggle, No Progress”

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean…..

Getting Ready for Guest Faculty- Peer-to-Peer Group Coaching

Project Change  got off to a great start, with four Friday meetings during the month of September to get everyone into the AmeriCorps groove. The highlight was our trip to Camp Letts, on a beautiful day where the team braved the dreaded…..

AmeriCorps Project Change inspire Peace Makers in Jerusalem

April 9, 2015 adminUncategorized Off Over the weekend of March 19-21 2015, Jermarkus Booker, Caprecia Camper and Ben Eichberg traveled to Jerusalem to present a snapshot of their work as young leaders fighting the urgent issues of structural racism in American…..

Till they have Faces

During the latter part of the service year, we usually give the members a chance to take the lead in training and offer their team something of their own skill set and experience. One such member, Ben, decided to teach…..

Project CHANGE Oral History Project 2020-21

Professor Jean Freedman Origin and Purpose             The AmeriCorps Oral History Project was developed by Paul Costello as a way to commemorate and learn from the experiences of the 2020-2021 AmeriCorps Project Change volunteers, particularly in regard to the changes…..

The GROW Model of Coaching and Mentoring

A Simple Process for Developing Your People As a leader, one of your most important roles is to coach your people to do their best. By doing this, you’ll help them make better decisions, solve problems that are holding them…..

The Power of Peer to Peer Coaching

Today Project Change has the pleasure of a Master Coach, Lynn Feingold, who is taking the team through the process of Peer to Peer Group Coaching, the practice the team know as Bells and Whistles at each training meeting. It begins…..

The Surprising Power of Peer Coaching

From Harvard Business Review April 14 2021 by Brenda Steinberg and Michael D Watkins Given a choice between working one-on-one with an executive coach or working with a group of peers in a facilitated coaching process, most executives would choose the former. Surely, the thinking goes,…..