Fail, Upward & Keep Hustling

In 2008, I graduated. I had worked on Obama’s successful political campaign for president. I felt like change was coming. I decided to work to give back to my community and do AmeriCorps. I worked at UMass Boston and served a wonderful community of students and had wonderful co-workers. I met an amazing, diverse group of AmeriCorps MACC corps members. […]

To the Graduating Class of 2020, From the Class of 2008

Approximately three years ago, I decided to begin my 2nd master’s degree, I thought, why not? I’ll learn more and maybe at the end of all this get a better job and with the benefits from my work the degree was for the most part, paid for. I finished my undergraduate degree in 2008, during the great recession. I decided […]