As an active community volunteer for over 45 years, Dev Kiedaisch has had plenty of time to allocate her service to varying sectors of her local community—including education, literacy, and civil rights.
For St. Louis native and Drake student Jamie Rusan, the first year of college has been especially rigorous. Not only is he taking a full load of credits, but he’s a member of Drake’s AmeriCorps partnership program, a service learning experience called the Engaged Citizen … Continue reading AmeriCorps Spotlight: Drake First-Year Student Jamie Rusan
Dr. James Bell, after beginning his work in family practice in 1986, quickly noticed that certain demographics in his Cedar Rapids community were not receiving the health care access they needed.
Drake University’s Engaged Citizen Corps allows first-year students the opportunity to integrate service learning into their academic experiences.
By Kay Wolfkill April is Autism Awareness Month. Youth Experiencing Success (YES) has a Mentor, a special education teacher that goes above and beyond for her mentees on the autism spectrum. Lisa Gray got involved with YES in 2016 when one of her students moved to … Continue reading Above and Beyond
Maya was nominated by one of our AmeriCorps VISTA members who interviewed her for an Iowa Mentoring Partnership feature story. Tell us a little about the volunteer: -Senior at Roosevelt High School -Has volunteered one hour a week to read to children since 2016 -Participated … Continue reading 50 Faces of Volunteers – Maya Miller