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MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Program

Michigan Nonprofit Association's (MNA) Civic Engagement team, comprised of The LEAGUE Michigan, Michigan Campus Compact, and Volunteer Centers of Michigan, expands efforts to reach across all areas of lifelong engagement through MNA. MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA members are placed with K-12 schools, college campuses, or volunteer centers and serve approximately half of their service hours building capacity within a strategic community partner. MNA VISTAs promote and strengthen community-building initiatives focused on education and economic opportunity.Click here to see the impact our 2013-2014 VISTAs made on Michigan

Members serve in one or more of the following five capacities:

  1. Student Engagement: Engage in activities intended to improve learning and success in low-achieving K-12 schools.
  2. Service-Learning:Engage in high quality service and service-learning projects in low-achieving K-12 schools.
  3. College Access & Success: Engage in counseling, academic, enrollment, and retention support activities for economically disadvantaged youth.
  4. Financial Literacy: Engage in activities that provide, support and/or facilitate access to resources and services that improve financial literacy, stability and security.
  5. Employability: Engage in activities that provide, support and/or facilitate access to workforce development resources and services intended to improve employability and, ultimately, lead to employment.

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