Chicago

Here's an intro statement for all Chicago Service Year 100 members. 

Kathleen Maxwell
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Tara Levy
Public Allies
Kiana Beasley
Public Allies
Jamaria Williams
City Year
Kathleen Maxwell | Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Hometown: Riverside, IL 

Why did you join Service Year 100?

This sounds like a fun way to grow & #explore my city! #sweethomechicago #adventures #internalwork Not to mention, #networkingislyfe

Tara Levy | Public Allies

Hometown: Westchester, IL 

Why did you join Service Year 100?

I want to be part of a movement that builds strong communities and focuses on uplifting people.

Kiana Beasley | Public Allies

Hometown: Peachtree City, GA  

Why did you join Service Year 100?

To create a legacy of joy and inspiration through empowering and educating others.

Jamaria Williams | City Year

Hometown: Chicago, IL 

Why did you join Service Year 100?

I love new opportunities through service. I enjoyed my first year so I am also excited about sharing my experience from last year.

Caitlin Madden
SAGA Innovations
Polly Johnson
SAGA Innovations
Dymekea Bellamy
SAGA Innovations
Maya Robbins
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Caitlin Madden | SAGA Innovations

Hometown: Chicago, IL  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

Connecting with others interested in service and challenging myself throughout my service year!

Polly Johnson | SAGA Innovations

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA  |  LinkedIn Profile 

Why did you join Service Year 100?

It sounds like a great organization that makes a difference in the lives of those who are also trying to make a difference and I love that.

Dymekea Bellamy | SAGA Innovations

Hometown: Pollocksville, NC  |  LinkedIn Profile 

Why did you join Service Year 100?

I want to be a part of Service Year 100, because I am excited about helping students tackle their fears in STEM related subjects.

Maya Robbins | Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

In a service year, you build community.  Connection is why we work for others and why I serve.

Katrina Buchanan
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Naima Bergen
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Megan Wadin
Illinois Campus Compact
Byron Terry
Illinois Campus Compact
Katrina Buchanan | Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Hometown: Erie, PA  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

I am empowered by Service Year 100 to use my privilege to work with others to overcome struggles and fight hate in our world.

Naima Bergen | Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Hometown: Cleveland, OH  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

Service Year 100 will increase the value of my experience and lead me to be better equipped to continue on a life of service.

Megan Wadin | Illinois Campus Compact

Hometown: Chicago, IL  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

Service Year 100 broadens the impact my service year will have on my community and my own development.

Byron Terry | Illinois Campus Compact

Hometown: Paducah, KY  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

I want to achieve the most out of everything that I do in life especially my service. This allows me to change lives. #growth

Yazmin Patino
Illinois Campus Compact
Tul Elsiddig
Illinois Campus Compact
Emma Alcock
Illinois Campus Compact
Andrea Wolford
City Year
Yazmin Patino | Illinois Campus Compact

Hometown: Round Lake Park, IL  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

Service Year 100 offers a unique opportunity to bring together organizations and communities, ignite change, and grow as an individual.

 

Tul Elsiddig | Illinois Campus Compact

Hometown: Chicago, IL  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

I seek to be a positive contributor to the Chicago community through a sheer dedication to economic development and justice.

Emma Alcock | Illinois Campus Compact

Hometown: Wheaton, IL  |  LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

Not many people know about AmeriCorps - I would love to share what kind of work I do. And I love meeting people with similar aspirations!

Andrea Wolford | City Year

Hometown: Broadview, IL

Why did you join Service Year 100?

I believe I offer a unique experience because I am a single parent. I believe I can help inform others about my unique experience.

Jazmine Sanders
City Year
Devon Martinez
National Health Corps
Callie Rodenbiker
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Kaitlyn Greathouse
Illinois Campus Compact
Jazmine Sanders | City Year

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Why did you join Service Year 100?

To inspire others to grow and give back. #CYCHI #YoungPeopleCanMakeAChange #GiveALittle

Devon Martinez | National Health Corps

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Why did you join Service Year 100?

I want to serve the underserved, the diverse, and the willing. I want to encourage future leaders.

Callie Rodenbiker | Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Hometown: Sauk Centre, MN  | LinkenIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

To help me transfer the lessons that I learned in Lutheran Volunteer Corps to my teaching career!

Kaitlyn Greathouse | Illinois Campus Compact

Hometown: Eaton Rapids, MI   |   LinkedIn Profile

Why did you join Service Year 100?

We have to show the people the importance of service to keep service year programs alive.

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Together we have the potential to make a #serviceyear a common expectation and opportunity for all