2023

International Rescue Committee's Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) Team

How a Three Year VISTA Project Can Contribute to Organizational Growth

IRC’s Center for Economic Opportunity Team Author: Josh Geary (AmeriCorps VISTA Alumni) Three years ago, the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) started on an AmeriCorps VISTA project sponsored by Transform Mid-Atlantic, marking the beginning of an exciting journey for our organization. Since then, our partnership with TMA has played a significant …

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2023-2024 Transform Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellows

Transform Mid-Atlantic is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 cohort of Transform Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellows. The 2023-2024 fellowship cohort includes 16 students from TMA member institutions across Maryland, Washington, DC., and Delaware. Each fellow has been nominated by their institution’s president to participate in the year-long program based on their inspiring stories of leadership, civic engagement, and …

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A Return to Service- A former AmeriCorps volunteer finds herself serving alongside TMA…20 years later.

Hi! My name is Linda Thiele and I am currently serving as a 2022-2023 AmeriCorps VISTA member for Transform Mid-Atlantic. The capacity in which I am serving is to help strengthen the communications and strategic partnerships efforts of TMA, which aligns well with the graduate studies program I am enrolled in, at The University of …

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Why We Serve – The Perspective of a First-Generation TMA AmeriCorps VISTA

By Michalina Kulesza Growing up, I’ve always had an interest in working with immigrant and refugee populations. I was raised as a first generation Polish American in a small conservative town in upstate New York. While growing up I didn’t have the words to describe a lack of integration and cultural connection, I now reflect …

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