Apr 2, 2017

Let's Remember: AmeriCorps Week 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate, serve, and learn with us in honor of AmeriCorps Week! It's an uncertain time for national service, but we feel like the future is in good hands based on all of the AMAZING alums, members, and friends of national service we caught up with this year!

Letter writing - thanks to reSET for the space!
As always, more pictures and the most up-to-date information on future events is available on our Facebook or Twitter. You can also sign up for our semi-regular e-newsletter at: http://eepurl.com/bCOcin.

Professional Development & Advocacy
On Tuesday, March 7, Service Year Alliance Regional Director Laura Thompson joined us to share some news about how we can join the Service Year movement to fight to save national service through powerful storytelling. Inspired, we put together a #LetUsServe Pizza Party to write letters to our representatives, which were then hand-delivered by a Connecticut AmeriCorps alumni delegation led by the amazing Claudine Fox!

Mid-week, we crashed PAVE New Haven's social event at BAR - where we ate pizza (#poweredbypizza) with current members and alumni from across the state.

Service: Homes for the Brave
We ended AmeriCorps Week by cooking tacos for the men served by Homes for the Brave and the women served by Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes in Bridgeport. Thank you to Homes for the Brave for letting us invade your kitchen and to all the alumni and members who spent their Sunday with us. Definitely one of our favorite and most meaningful service projects - hope to see you next year!
volunteers at Homes for the Brave
The team at Homes for the Brave

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