Happy 25th Anniversary to YVC of Baton Rouge, LA!

Happy 25th Anniversary to YVC of Baton Rouge, LA!

In 25 years of service, there’s no telling how many youth and community members have been impacted by YVC of Baton Rouge. Meet just one of these youth, Mahajebin: “As a regular teenager it’s important to know that I have the ability to make a difference in my...
Happy 25th Anniversary to YVC of Alpena, MI!

Happy 25th Anniversary to YVC of Alpena, MI!

Attend just one project with YVC of Alpena, MI, and it’s obvious to see how profound their impact is on their local community. The Youth Volunteers are called upon to help serve meals, clean parks, plant gardens and so much more. With 25 years of service to their...
Honoring a Legacy: MLK Day of Service 2017

Honoring a Legacy: MLK Day of Service 2017

Earlier this week, hundreds of Youth Volunteers chose to turn their day off into a day on for service. Youth Volunteer Corps teams across the country honored Dr. King’s legacy by serving their communities to make their piece of the world a little bit better. Check out...
On Presence: Notes from a Team Leader

On Presence: Notes from a Team Leader

The following is written by Surline Jolicoeur, an AmeriCorps Member and Team Leader with YVC of Danbury, CT. This past weekend, our YVCers took part in a kindness project for Ben’s Bells in Bethel, CT. As the snow flurries descended from the sky and created a...
YVC’s 30th Anniversary

YVC’s 30th Anniversary

30 years ago, I believed that youth could be empowered to make a difference and that when they stepped forward, they could truly change the world. It was a risk. Few people thought that we’d be able to convince teenagers to volunteer over the summer instead of working...