Tag Archives: AmeriCorps

How We Help Seniors

The news that Americans are living longer won’t come as surprise to anyone. According to the Administration on Aging, the number of people over 65 in the U.S. has increased by 27.7% between 2004 and 2014. As of 2014, Minnesota’s senior population totaled about 780,142.  Search the news and it’s easy to find a multitude of discussions about how the growing population of older adults affects healthcare, social services and the economy. Housing is not...

Welcome New AmeriCorps Members!

Please join us in welcoming two new AmeriCorps members to the Rebuilding Together Twin Cities team: Jacob Ames and Steve Abrams; along with our New Sector Alliance RISE Fellow: Dan Frankenfeld Jacob is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts.  He has experience in coordinating volunteers and working with nonprofit organizations and is proficient in Spanish. Steve has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Boston University. ...

Moving On: AmeriCorps Term of Service Ends

Over the last year, Rebuilding Together Twin Cities was fortunate to have Ethan Boote, Molly Sir, and Krista Yamashita serve as AmeriCorps Project Coordinators with us.  Their terms of service ended last month, and we would like to thank them for their hard work and dedication. Ethan is headed to Columbia University to pursue a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation. Krista has accepted a position with a nonprofit in the Twin Cities, and Molly is...

AmeriCorps Update: Check Out Lisa Berglund’s Articles!

Lisa Berglund, a former Rebuilding Together Twin Cities AmeriCorps member and a current PhD student at the University of California at Los Angeles, recently published two articles about low-income homeownership and the effects of deteriorating housing conditions.  We wanted to share them with you!  Click below to check out Lisa’s work: Nordic Journal of Architecture Critical Planning Journal...