Reflection from a Tutor at 826 Boston

Written by Mufan Xu, service-learning publication arts student Mufan served with 826 Boston's Writers Room at Burke High school through the First-Year Writing course with Sebastian Stockman in Spring 2017   My service-learning experience at the Burke High School has been a unique and memorable experience. In the past month, I have grown from an insecure... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Kerrin Bersani

Role within service-learning: Ethos Volunteer Coordinator AmeriCorps*Vista What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning?  Service-Learning is a great way to put into practice all of the skills you have been learning in the classroom. Reflecting on your service challenges you to further understand what you have gained from your experience. It can be fun... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Malia Bow

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op at Northeastern University What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is a fantastic way to get the best of both worlds. Not only do students fulfill academic and educational goals, but they also interact with the community becoming more engaged with different cultures and... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Catherine Stillerman

Role within service-learning: Jumpstart Site Manager What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service–Learning is fun! You are gaining experience and insight to important things that are currently happening in our community and our world. You are getting to put into practice what you are learning in class into real life situations. Students who... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Kieran Collier

  Role within service-learning: Community Partner-Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA at 826 Boston How are your values expressed through your community engagement and service-learning work? There's no "one way" to volunteer. In the past we've had S-L students tutor high schoolers during their school day, work with elementary school students on creative writing in after-school programs,... Continue Reading →

How I joined the S-L Family

Written by Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Linda Yan I like doing community service and enjoy being in the classroom. From volunteering as a museum guide, a mentor of a 7-year-old girl, to working as a Spanish instructor in my spare time, I have enjoyed the pure happiness of helping people and seeing them gain knowledge. For... Continue Reading →

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