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Mental Health Crisis in County

Dear Friends, We were all shocked by the planned attack on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh at his home in Montgomery County this week, and I want to thank the Montgomery County Police Department, the U.S. Marshals, and the FBI…..

Applying for Project CHANGE- the Interview Questions

People applying to AmeriCorps Project CHANGE can expect an interview. The conversation is usually pretty informal, but these are some of the areas that we most want to know about: When you think of your life as an unfolding story,…..

Pandemic disrupted learning for U.S. teens, but not evenly, poll shows

Heather Kelly Washington Post In many ways, the switch to virtual learning was an unexpected, unplanned experiment that was conducted on millions of school-age children. When the coronavirus pandemic struck the United States in early 2020, schools across the country closed their…..

Are you willing to be AmeriCorps Poor?

The average individual income in Montgomery County MD is $50,000 The average rent for a one bedroom apartment is $ 1609.00 a month The living allowance for serving 1700 hours over 12 months in AmeriCorps Project CHANGE is $21,500 That works out…..

Look around-What’s breaking your heart?

“What do I tell my 20-something children who see only a bleak future ahead for themselves?” First, let’s acknowledge that we need both minds and hearts to get anything done on this planet of ours, and in this country of…..

Are you AmeriCorps Crazy?

Here’s to the crazy ones.The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote…..

Are you AmeriCorps Mad?

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk,mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but…..

AmeriCorps- A Servants Heart

When we come to another year, another team, another AmeriCorps recruiting campaign, we stop in the space in-between, to look back to look forward, and ask what we call the Magic Question. What do we know from here (NOW) that…..

MCPS High School Principals- AmeriCorps makes an offer

Dear  Principal and Career Guidance Team, As we approach the end of another year, I wanted to make an offer regarding some of your amazing students who you wish could stay on for an extra year. There are always some…..

Graduates, consider a Gap year serving your school

HOW TO MAKE SCHOOLS SAFE AGAIN FOR LEARNINGThe rising incidence of violence in our schools is turning education into the opposite of what it should be. School is meant to be a place where it is safe to explore and…..