Welcome Brenan O’Keefe

Hello! My name is Brendan and I am from Vermont. I graduated from the University of Vermont in 2019. That summer, I left for Mozambique to begin my Peace Corps service. I was an English teacher at a small school in rural Tete province. Unfortunately, I had to return to the US in March 2020 as…

Garfield County Humanitarian Awards

https://www.garfield-county.com/hsc/humanitarian-awards/ NOMINATE NOW! Volunteers and staff can be nominated by anyone in the community – typically peers, friends and individuals connected to the nonprofit/human services arena. Nomination support letters describe the wonderful ways these individuals help the community. Members of the Garfield County Human Services Commission choose the winners of the Humanitarian Awards. The Garfield…

August 2020 VISTA Spotlight

  Where did you move to Colorado from?  I moved to Colorado from Charleston, West Virginia.   What is the background behind the organization you are serving with?  YouthZone’s mission is to provide comprehensive assessment and advocacy to inspire healthy relationships between youth, families, and communities.   Did you go to college? If so, what…

June 2020 VISTA spotlight

Where did you move to Colorado from? Annapolis, MD What is the background behind the organization you are serving with? (What is their mission and/or who do they serve.)  Highwater Farm is working to bring locally and sustainably grown produce to the local community. They commit to farming in a way that protects our environment…

Habitat for Humanity VISTA Joins Team as Housing Development Analyst

On this month’s show, Traci interviews Bo Blodgett, whose work as an AmeriCorps VISTA has evolved into employment as housing development analyst at Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley. Bo also provides an update about the ReStore virtual adaptation. https://www.kdnk.org/post/habitat-humanity-vista-joins-team-housing-development-analyst?fbclid=IwAR2FL53JzrEI2kKlUguqo-5a4raTS46iDqnGDHCtzn2CEHWtX4ZMyKAmZAQ