Tag: AmeriCorps

Jumpstart Could Change Your Life

By Dakota Damschroder All children have the capacity for greatness. Sometimes all they need is a jumpstart. Since 1996, Jumpstart has partnered with AmeriCorps to help young children in underserved communities receive the education they deserve. Emerson students have the…

Making Time for the Underserved

Joel Wool with Nathan Coope, host of Drumbeat on WRBB 104.9 FM.

Joel Wool ’10 spent his Fridays this summer under a tent at small farmers’ market in Dorchester, one of Boston’s oldest, and most diverse communities. The tent was covered in banners for GreenDorchester, formerly Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition (DEHC), where Joel…

My Life in Jumpstart

A Jumpstart Corps member works with a preschool student.

It’s 5:15 pm and a group of students walk into the Service Learning office. They have their hands full—mostly with posters, some artwork, and everyone has a meeting agenda. “Okay, let’s hear about the pluses and deltas from session today,”…