My New Life in Appalachia

Life for me, is different. In the middle of August, I packed up my bags and started living in a small coal town just outside of Beckley, West Virginia. I am still a resident of Cleveland, but I am temporarily living in rural Appalachia, helping create economic development opportunities for the residents and youth of Wyoming County. On Friday, August 14th, I was sworn in as an Americorps VISTA during four days of training in Chicago. I am part of the 2015 corps Continue reading