Month: December 2020

A Mural of the Jericho Tutoring Center

A Mural of the Jericho Tutoring Center

There’s a mural that I catch glimpses of every time I look towards the classroom doors. Like sunlight piercing through a window at dawn. The bright, vernal colors illuminate the atmosphere of the tutoring center. This painting represents diversity itself; it is of a...

Full Stomach Full Heart

Full Stomach Full Heart

During the holiday season, we often spend time around large tables of food with friends and family. What we often don’t think about is how others might be doing. Food insecurity is a huge thing all around the world. Many people don’t understand what that really means...

Connecting While Distancing

Connecting While Distancing

In the past, the first day of school for me was full of traditions. I have memories of organizing my locker, walking down hallways, finding my classes and eating in the cafeteria. This year, of course, has come with its own set of challenges through Covid-19 that have...

The Power of an Introvert

The Power of an Introvert

Hi my name is Alison and I’m from YVC Anderson, SC! 2020 was second term with the International Youth Advisory Board (IYAB) and my 3rd year with Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC). Joining the YVC family was the best decision I ever made. When I felt like I had no one, YVC...