All good things must come to an end, even in a pandemic. With the end of the school year quickly approaching and summer just around the corner, we are saying goodbye to many of our Schools of Hope team members. Curious what our AmeriCorps Members will be doing after their year of service with Schools of Hope? So are we! Keep reading to find out … Continue reading What’s Next?
We’ve spent a lot of time this year covering a variety of different topics on this blog. We’ve touched on the COVID-19 pandemic and the successes (as well as plights) of virtual learning. We’ve discussed race, privilege, and education. We’ve also met some incredible current AmeriCorps Members and been re-introduced to a few of our wonderful alumni. What has been missing from our blog this … Continue reading Are You Ready to Serve?
SOH Blog readers, I have bad news and I have good news. The bad news is that this is our final SOH Stories feature of the year. The good news is, I’m happy to introduce everyone to Alison Harrell, a proud SOH Alumna! A lifelong devotee of public service, Alison is shockingly NOT from Wisconsin, but that hasn’t stopped her and her partner from decorating … Continue reading SOH Stories: Alison Harrell
Every time I read and write about another Schools of Hope Alumni, I feel more and more honored to be a small part of this incredible network of humans. That feeling of vicarious pride swelled when I “met” Simone Lawrence, the subject of our SOH Stories feature this week. Simone describes herself as “unapologetically black and proud, unapologetically LGBTQ+ and proud, unapologetically AFAB and proud, … Continue reading SOH Stories: Simone Lawrence