We are once again blessed with an amazing group of AmeriCorps members this year.
Here are our Full Time Members:
Advanced Skills & Entrepreneurship
El Campito Child Development Center
Maggie serves at El Campito, where she runs the Literacy Corps Tutoring Program and assists in the preschool classrooms. Maggie was born and raised in a suburb of the Windy City. She ventured to Indiana to attend college at Saint Mary's. Maggie studied Communicative Sciences and Disorders. She loves to play golf with her family, drink McDonalds Diet Coke, and attend Notre Dame football games with her friends.
Moreau College Initiative
Jenae is a recent graduate of Goshen College, where she studied history and peace studies. While at Goshen, she took an Inside Out course at the Elkhart County Jail and worked on a community research project with the Elkhart County Reentry Initiative. In doing this work, Jenae became interested in questions of racial justice and mass incarceration in the United States. This year, Jenae is excited to be serving with the Moreau College Initiative, a college-in-prison partnership between Holy Cross College, the University of Notre Dame, and the Bard Prison Initiative. Jenae directly engages students at the Westville Correctional Facility, facilitating study hall sessions and helping incarcerated college students with their research and writing. She is also excited about planning an exhibit showcasing the work of MCI students. Outside of MCI, Jenae enjoys literature, theater, visual arts, holidays, and coffee. Following her year of AmeriCorps service, she intends to pursue a career in legal aid.
Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture
ENL Preschool Coordinator
Take Ten Programs
Community Volunteer Coordinator
Boys & Girls Club
Take Ten Programs
Ashley is one of the current Deputy Directors of the Take Ten Program and AmeriCorps Member at the Robinson Center. She is a recent graduate from the College of St. Benedict, which is a liberal arts school in Minnesota where Take Ten is also taught. She studied social science and education and hopes to pursue a graduate degree in political science and education policy research. In the past, she has worked in politics, business, nonprofit sector, research, and higher education.