Aramark Building Community Day Chronicle (Chicago, IL) 2018
Since Chicago is my hometown, as soon as we landed my first thought was, “when can I squeeze in a deep-dish pizza?” The Midwest humidity and mosquitoes wasted no time welcoming me back as the Chicago Civic Engagement Team, Clark, and I set out to begin the prep work for the various projects that had been planned. Read more to find out why Ja'Lon Eason enjoyed this event so much.
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Emily Kean
All the way from the city of Barrington, Illinois, Emily Kean served in City Year San Antonio at Martin Luther King Academy K-8 supporting middle school math classrooms. She attended the University of Iowa (Go Hawkeyes!) in Iowa City, Iowa and studied social work. She proudly served her Senior AmeriCorps year on Team Care Force #4, 2010- 2011.
Throwback to Our Winter Volunteering Activities
City Year Team Care Force Senior AmeriCorps members standing in front of a quote by Martin Luther King Jr. while wearing City Year’s iconic red jackets after volunteering at Cradles to Crayons in Brighton, MA. Read on to find out what Care Force Senior AmeriCorps Members did during the winter.
Biogen Care Deeply Day Chronicle (Somerville, MA) 2018
As September 14, 2018 got closer, I could feel the sense of nervousness and excitement within my team. Biogen’s Caring Deeply Day was fast approaching and Team Care Force, with the support of the New York Civic Engagement Team (NYCE), was arriving at West Somerville Neighborhood School (WSNS) in Somerville, MA to start our week of prep. Read more to find out why this event was so special for Care Force member Jenna Kim.
WilmerHale Chronicle (Boston, MA) 2018
This year our WilmerHale event took place at the Cooper Community Center where we had worked in previous years. Led by James Simmons, Senior Operations Manager, we were able to teach Team Care Force Senior AmeriCorps members the skills needed to prepare each project that makes up the event.