Building Bridges to STEM
This week we celebrate ITU's Girls in ICT Day, a global initiative to encourage young women to consider studies and careers in information and communication technologies (ICT). Here is a look at the ways our AmeriCorps members are exposing our young scholars to STEM careers and laying the groundwork for their future careers.
The Entrepreneurial Spirit of City Year AmeriCorps Members
Sarah Lukins has learned that her service truly requires “out of the box thinking.” As a City Year AmeriCorps member serving in a seventh grade English Language Arts classroom at Aki Kurose Middle School in South Seattle, Sarah constantly balances supporting her students academically and socially while using creativity to address challenges every day. Read how Sarah’s experiences have taught her to think entrepreneurially and learn how this thinking is essential to apply to any career.
Creating Educational Opportunities for Students
"Education was seen as a way to get up and out." Learn about City Year Miami AmeriCorps member Samantha Lunsford's road to City Year. From Atlanta to a Posse scholarship to Miami, click to read her journey through education.
#ServeTheEarth on Earth Day (and every day!)
There’s always work to be done when it comes to taking care of our planet. Earth Day is coming up on April 22 and there are several organizations leading events all across the country to celebrate and do good for our environment. If you’re looking for a way to serve as a volunteer on Earth Day, take a look at these 4 organizations that #ServeTheEarth all year long.
Math in Every Day Life
Some people may love math while others may struggle with it. For the latter, here are some ways you can relate math to everyday situations and how proficiency in the area can lead to solutions.