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ICAP Spotlight: Katie Gerhart

February 5th, 2016

A Day at Prairiewoods This year I chose to volunteer with Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center through the Iowa College Americorps Program (ICAP). Prairiewoods, located in Hiawatha, is a nonprofit organization focused on improving the community through a variety of environmentally-minded events and spiritual retreats. Many of these events are held on their beautiful land which…

ICAP Spotlight: Shannon Zelek

January 29th, 2016

Working in the Office of Community Engagement My name is Shannon and I am a current member of the Iowa College Americorps Program (ICAP). My primary site for completing my ICAP hours is the Office of Community Engagement at Coe. While most of you have heard of it – because this is the blog for…

ICAP Spotlight: Claire Tupper

January 22nd, 2016

A Day at My Site I am working with the Iowa College Americorps Program and my primary site is the Catherine McAuley Center, located in downtown Cedar Rapids. The Catherine McAuley Center, or CMC, is a non-profit organization with two programs: an Adult Basic Education Program and a Transitional Housing Program for Women. I work…

Service Spotlight: Sarah Sylve

December 10th, 2015

Boys & Girls Club Where do you do your service? I do service for the Boys and Girls Club of Cedar Rapids. Their mission is “to inspire and enable all young people, especially those that need us most to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizen.” They offer a safe space and activities…

Emmy Laing: Oxfam Hunger Banquet

November 30th, 2015

The Oxfam America Hunger Banquet event was hosted in Phifer Commons of Gage Memorial Union on Monday, November 16th. Co-hosted between the Office of Community Engagement & the Coe Human Rights Advocates, the event was the representation of National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness week on campus in coordination with multiple food and clothing drives hosted…