Rhode Island Campus Compact member campuses or community-based organizations with a member campus partner may apply to host a RI Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA. Applications to host an AmeriCorps*VISTA for the 2016-17 program year are due January 22 by 5 pm. Please access the Host Site Application for a full timeline and in-depth program details. The RICC […]
Archives for December 2015
In the mid-1980s, a group of higher education leaders came together based on a shared concern about the future of American democracy. Motivated by their conviction that amidst the pressures toward personal acquisition and personal advancement, their students were not learning to think, speak, and act in the service of the public good, they resolved […]
The Rida Network, the cornerstone program of Breakthrough Providence’s (BTP) Students Teaching Students Institute, is a collaboration between BTP and Providence Public Schools to develop innovative strategies for increasing meaningful student engagement in RI public schools. The term “rida” comes from critical educator Jeff Duncan-Andrade’s research on effective teachers. Ridas have a critically conscious purpose […]
Stuart Haruyama is in his second term as the External Leadership & Partnership AmeriCorps*VISTA at the Rhode Island School of Design where he supports the college’s community partnerships program and helps cultivate student leadership opportunities.