Mayor's Day of Recognition event at Habitat for Humanity

What a Year of AmeriCorps Service Means

Read about Rachael reflecting on her Energy Corps service: A year of service in AmeriCorps sounds straight forward enough, but what exactly does it mean? One way to define a year of service is with technical details.  A year of Continue reading →

AmeriCorps Montana Alumni March 2014

This Year and Beyond

Read about Eileen’s reflection on two years of meaningful service: When my dad dropped me off at the airport, he didn’t get out of the car to help me with my bags or to give me a hug goodbye. His Continue reading →

ECA instructor demonstrating construction skills

The Conclusion of a True Learning Experience

Read about Bill’s reflection of his year of service: My first blog in August was titled A True Learning Experience. It examined all I had learned through my first three months as an Energy Corps Member and my hope that Continue reading →

strong towns

Creating a “Strong Town”

Read Elana’s insights on New Urbanism and smart growth concepts presented by Strong Towns; When Hendrix College, my alma mater, built a student housing complex in the style of New Urbanism, I was fascinated.  New Urbanism is a design movement Continue reading →

mwilk ECA

Building a Career in Energy Efficiency

Check out Matt’s update on the Energy Coordinating Agency’s training courses: ECA represents a number of things to Philadelphians. It is a beacon of hope for its low-income residents, a cornerstone of information for homeowners looking for tips on how Continue reading →

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