Redefining the College-Going Culture

July 30th, 2014 What’s next? That’s one question that first-generation college students and community leaders discussed last week during a series of conversations to jumpstart the new Cash for College campaign. Cash for College is collaborative effort with Leadership...

Meet Our New Blueprints Program Manager Liora Chessin

July 24th, 2014   What brought you back to your hometown of Birmingham? After being gone for seven years, I am so excited to get back home. Birmingham is where my family is, and being with family is a priority for me. I also was aware of the new and exciting stage...

Combating the Four Furies: 2014 Summer Workshop Recap

June 27th, 2014   Many service-learning students, practitioners, and host agencies understand the subtle, albeit significant tensions that arise between students and host agencies. On June 24, Steve Mills, Associate Director of Florida State’s Center for Leadership...

Do you know a hungry child?

June 18th, 2014 Summer feeding sites are open all over Alabama to serve free meals to children under 18, without proof of need. Alabama Possible published a map and sortable database with feeding locations, meals served, dates open, and phone numbers on its webpage at...

Meet the Interns: Ashley Batiste

June 13th, 2014 The final installment of our ‘Meet the Interns’ series features Ashley Batiste. Ashley comes to us as a Law & Policy intern from Alabama Possible Cornerstone Member The University of Alabama School of Law. Ashley is a native of Los Angeles and a...

Meet the Interns: Reeve Jacobus

June 13th, 2014 Next up in our ‘Meet the Interns’ series is Reeve Jacobus. Reeve is a senior philosophy major at AP Cornerstone Member Birmingham-Southern College. He is a native of Ridgeland, Mississippi and comes to us this summer as a Hess Fellow after serving as a...

Meet the Interns: Daniel Yarbrough

June 12th, 2014 Our 2014 summer interns are settled in and hard at work. We got them to slow down long enough for a brief interview. First up in the series is Daniel Yarbrough. He graduated in May from Alabama Possible Cornerstone Member Samford University with a...