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Voices of AmeriCorps: Shelby Soberalski

Written by the Corps Support Committee The Rural Opportunity VISTA Program’s members provide capacity building to organizations by expanding on existing programming or creating a new program from the ground up. The VISTAs in this cohort are hard-working, dedicated, and awesome! This month, as the great stories submitted by the AmeriCorps State Members and the AmeriCorps...

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MLK Day 2017: What are you doing to help others?

Written by Stevie Chilcote, VISTA Leader Legacy of Service Watch more videos and amazing interviews. Beloved Community In 1983, after a long struggle, legislation made the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into a federal holiday to honor a man who believed in a nation of freedom and justice for all.  He spoke often...

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Food & Warmth – MLK Day of Service Recap

The Martin Luther King Jr National Day of Service is a call for people to volunteer some free time and energy to give back. The Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Corps members chose from a variety of projects across the state to help their fellow man and communities. Below, two members recount their MLK National Day of...

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Giving Back – MLK Day of Service

Written by Lisa Assenmacher, Communications and Training Specialist An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. -Martin Luther King, Jr. Hope. In the face of adversity, Martin Luther King Jr. spent his life devoted to change: change in the...