City Year Little Rock has added eight new AmeriCorps members in its mission to advance educational equality. They are part of the growing team of student success coaches serving in the Little Rock School District.
“When young adults serve with City Year Little Rock, they invest in the community and their own success,” said Jennifer Cobb, senior vice president and executive director. “We offer these young adults a life-changing experience, personal development and a support system, so they can confidently tackle the next step of their careers.”
City Year Little Rock’s new AmeriCorps members include:
- Mattie Brooks of North Little Rock, a graduate of North Little Rock High School
- A.J. Clark of Russellville, a student at ASU-Beebe
- Jasmine Crawford of Little Rock, a student at Baptist Health College
- Amaiya Hampton of Forrest City, a student at the University of Central Arkansas
- Knell Jones of Little Rock, a graduate of J.A. Fair High School
- Will Stafford of Little Rock, a graduate of Hendrix College
- Adriohn Thurston of Little Rock, a student at UA Little Rock
- Elena Yee of Goddard, Kansas, a graduate of Goddard Academy
City Year is accepting applications and nominations for mid-year AmeriCorps members until Dec. 2. If selected, individuals will serve from January to June 2023. AmeriCorps members will receive a biweekly stipend, health insurance, an education award and access to scholarships and professional development opportunities.