Current IPHA AmeriCorps Members share why they are serving in the IPHA AmeriCorps Program.
“I am serving in the IPHA AmeriCorps Program because…”
“… I believe in the power of prevention. I am deeply passionate about nutrition and believe strongly that with armed with the proper tools and education, we can combat against non-communicable, diet-related illnesses. The work I am doing with Common Threads has such a profound impact on students, families and communities and I am so honored to be a steward of that work.” -Brittany
“… the program is giving me the opportunity to get involved with my community. The program is giving me a chance to work with individuals who I wouldn’t have been able to without AmeriCorps. It allows me to gain valuable experience and skills that I can use for my future endeavors.” -Kaitlyn
“… I hope to not only provide services to individuals seeking assistance, but also serve as a source of encouragement for individuals during difficult times.” -Erika
“… I want to learn more about Public Health and gain skills that will help me best serve communities that I wish to work with in the future.” -Jasmine
“… I believe health promotion and reducing barriers to healthcare access can empower individuals to take charge of their health to lead healthier and happier lives.” -Nancy
“… of the professional opportunities that are available. I am developing as a public health professional daily from my service activities. With these opportunities and skills gained, I will be more prepared in my career path after graduate school and the end of my service term.” -Waimon