Shaping the Future through Advocacy

November 20th, 2013 Our November 15th workshop, How We Can Shape the Future: Advocacy 101 for Nonprofit Organizations, attracted over 70 attendees at Burr & Forman LLP in downtown Birmingham. We spent the day learning from Isaiah Castilla of the Alliance for...

Summer Workshop Recap: Is Trying Hard Good Enough?

July 25th, 2013 On July 23, over 70 higher education faculty, staff, students, and community partners gathered at APP’s Birmingham office for our Summer Higher Education Alliance Workshop, “Trying Hard is Not Good Enough: What Measurement Means for Service-Learning...

Welcome Ginny Cooper, APP’s Newest AmeriCorps*VISTA

July 24th, 2013 Birmingham native Ginny Cooper graduated in May from APP Cornerstone Member The University of Alabama with a major in English and a minor in French.  She will be working with APP’s Blueprints College Access Initiative.   Why did you major in English? I...

Meet the Interns: Ethan Picone

June 16th, 2013 Ethan is a graduate of Clemson University with a major in history and a concentration in African-American history.  A native of Peabody, Massachusetts, he recently finished his first year of law school at APP Cornerstone Member The University of...

Meet the Interns: Bo Morris

June 14th, 2013 Bo Morris graduated in May from APP Cornerstone Member Samford University with majors in political science and journalism/mass communication.  He is a native of Jacksonville, Alabama, and is a Southern Educational Leadership Intern with the Southern...