Half Way Home!

As we reach the midway point of our semester and comeback together after our adventurous Spring Breaks, the straw bale homes and CR interns fully take form and perform! We bear witness the results of our combined and prolonged efforts and admire at the effects of communal cohesiveness and purpose. As the straw has grown … Continue reading

Alumni Spotlight: Kristen O’Brien “Once you are in the family, you are always in the family.”

Back in August 2014, I started a year of service as an Americorps VISTA at Solar Energy International working on Community Revitalization through Solar in Delta County, CO (where SEI is located). SEI decided to apply to Americorps for my position due to the fact that over the last 2 years, nearly 500 local people … Continue reading

We made a house!

photo credits to Juliana Dearr, James Larson, Amanda Clemons and Daphne Rich