AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Ceanne Elliott

February 2021 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Ceanne Elliott who is serving at Dixie State University with the AmeriCorps Utah STEM Initiative (AUSI). Members of the Utah STEM Initiative AmeriCorps Program engage underprivileged youth in the fields …

Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network Partners with Other Universities to Address COVID-19 Challenges and Support Vaccinations February 25, 2021 The USU-based Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN) has been partnering with other universities in Utah to address the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic UHEAN members continued serving, when safe to do so, in …

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AmeriCorps Members Serve on MLK Day

AmeriCorps members in Utah commemorated MLK Day by participating in service projects across the state. This year’s MLK Day projects were adjusted to be safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and many AmeriCorps members took the opportunity to perform service for their families, friends, neighbors, and religious congregations. AmeriCorps members serving with the AmeriCorps Utah Stem Initiative Program participated in a …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Deeqa Hamid

January 2021 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Deeqa Hamid who is serving at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) as part of the Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN). Deeqa Hamid is part of two programs: Student Leaders …

Make it a Day On

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 18, 2021, is the 26th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to …

December 2020 AmeriCorps Member of the Month - Heather Yule - Playworks AmeriCorps. Image - Young woman in black "Playworks" sweater in front of a white wall.

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Heather Yule

December, 2020 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Heather Yule who is serving with Playworks Utah AmeriCorps. Playworks Utah AmeriCorps engages AmeriCorps members to serve in 75 low-income, at-risk elementary schools throughout Salt Lake County. These members create positive …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Brooke Britt

Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Brooke Britt who is serving with the AmeriCorps Education Initiative of Utah (AEIOU). AEIOU has AmeriCorps members in 75 schools across the state of Utah. AmeriCorps members advocate for and support students …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Maimuna “Muna” Minteh

Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Maimuna “Muna” Minteh who is serving with Salt Lake County’s AmeriCorps Most Vulnerable Populations (MVP) program. In this AmeriCorps program, Muna helps those experiencing homelessness to obtain housing, provides assistance to …

AmeriCorps Members Give Back on National Day of Service

When AmeriCorps members begin their terms of service they take a pledge to “Get Things Done.” AmeriCorps members are directly serving in communities across our state as mentors and coaches to students, as stewards of our public lands, and as vital providers of and connectors to resources for vulnerable populations in need of healthcare, housing, and mental health services. Each …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Elena “Lanie” Henderson

July, 2020 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Elena “Lanie” Henderson who is serving with the BYU Family Home and Social Science (FHSS) AmeriCorps program. Lanie Henderson is a fourth year PhD student in Brigham Young University’s Clinical …