During the first week of September, twelve Compass AmeriCorps members arrived at Literacy Pittsburgh for a week of training before being sent to their respective service sites. Members participated in team building and learned about what to expect during their upcoming year of service. On Thursday, September 7, U.S. Representative Summer Lee shared words of encouragement and led members in the AmeriCorps pledge, officially swearing them into Compass AmeriCorps.
You can watch the Facebook Live Video here.
Welcome to our 2023-24 Compass AmeriCorps members:
- Anvita Anumolu (Literacy Pittsburgh community site)
- Henry Braun (South Hills Interfaith Movement)
- Peter Busscher (Allegheny Intermediate Unit)
- Harry Gregory (Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania)
- Cheyenne Hennen (Literacy Pittsburgh community site)
- Mason Kay (Jewish Family and Community Services Food Pantry)
- Kate Kuemerle (Literacy Pittsburgh Immigrant Services and Connections program)
- Amye Mebane (Literacy Pittsburgh Downtown Center)
- Alexis O'Donnell (Literacy Pittsburgh Community site)
- Eric Fileta (Literacy Pittsburgh Downtown Center)
- Emma Petrich (Literacy Pittsburgh Downtown Center)
- Oded Rosenblum (Literacy Pittsburgh Downtown Center)
- Laine Stover (Literacy Pittsburgh/Jewish Family and Community Services)
Literacy Pittsburgh (formerly Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council) helps create better lives through learning. Recognized as a national leader in adult and family literacy, Literacy Pittsburgh is the largest provider of adult basic education in Allegheny and Beaver Counties. Last year, Literacy Pittsburgh helped some 3.700 individuals acquire the skills needed to reach their fullest potential in life and participate productively in their communities. Literacy Pittsburgh provides free, personalized instruction in workforce readiness, high school diploma test preparation, digital literacy, English language learning, math, reading, and family literacy through one-to-one and small class instruction. Founded in 1982, it serves local adults through numerous neighborhood locations and its Downtown Pittsburgh Learning Center.