Each month, Johnson Service Corps will feature one of our Partner Organizations. For January, we are excited to share information about Book Harvest provided by Community Partnerships Manager Daniele Berman. _______________________________________________________________________________ Book Harvest provides books to children in central North Carolina and engages families and communities to promote children’s lifelong literacy and academic success. Having […]
Each month, a Johnson Service Corps Member will introduce themselves to you in their own words. For February, we invite you to meet Jeni! _______________________________________________________________________ Hello! My name is Jenitza Pierce, but most people just call me Jeni. I already consider myself a North Carolinian although I moved here from Texas a mere year and […]
Each month, Johnson Service Corps will feature one of our Partner Organizations. For December, we are excited to share information about the East Durham Children’s Initiative. ______________________________________________________________________________________ The East Durham Children’s Initiative serves all children and families living in the EDCI Zone, a distressed, 120-block area in East Durham. Residents of the EDCI Zone face […]
Debbie Vu, a Johnson Service Corps alum from the 2016-17, has created a new video about the program, highlighting what serving a year with JSC looks like. We are grateful to Debbie for her excellent work and are delighted to share this with you.
Editor’s note: Jahkazia wrote this reflection about her first month serving at Dress for Success, a non-profit that empowers women to become confident and self-sufficient by providing career services and interview attire. Being at Dress for Success so far has been the toughest but most rewarding parts of this year so far. While being at […]
Collaboration keeps popping up in every area of my life right now, and what it keeps reminding me is that there is power in togetherness. Nowhere is that more apparent than in my work placement. I’m placed at Dress for Success, and there are so many moving pieces that interact in a day to create […]
Since arriving at the Johnson Service Corps collaboration has been a big factor in each of our lives. Everything that one person does affects the rest of the group. It is a powerful and great thing to be apart of. I have been on teams and have had close friends, but it does not compare […]