After weeks of gearing up for Springfield, yesterday the fellows and I accompanied ICIRR staff and over 1,100 community leaders representing 73 different countries from across the state of Illinois to our state’s capital.
Yesterday, the Uniting America fellows joined the other 1000 people at Advocacy Day in Springfield. It was my first ever visit to Springfield and what a great day to go!We started the day bright and early (6:00 am!) and hit the ground running once we arrived.
Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting with my newest volunteer, Alexandra. Alexandra found a tutoring posting that I had posted on volunteermatch.org. She was interested to hear about a tutoring opportunity that I have.
This past Saturday my host organization, P.A.S.O (West Suburban Action Project), hosted its first citizenship workshop of the New Year. The event was held at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Melrose Park. It was a great success.