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Friday, October 23, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Program to help North Idaho schools boost career and college planning

A new program aims to help school counselors in Idaho with career and college readiness and planning. The Inspiring Futures Project is partnership between AmeriCorps and the Idaho Department of Labor. It started in late October. There are three representatives, staffed by AmeriCorps, throughout Idaho.

YouthBuild Spokane repaints Meals on Wheels cafe

Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels’ Silver Cafe, located at 4803 N. Nevada St., has been repainted by a crew of volunteer Americorps students from Educational Service District 101. The students all came from the group YouthBuild Spokane, a program that helps low-income youth between 18 and 29 years old who don’t have high school degrees or GEDs get job training in the construction field.

Welfare, child support cuts hit hard

It was hard last year for a Spokane mother of three trying to work her way off welfare. It’s much worse now. “I was trying to make the right steps, but now I’m going to have to back step,” said Jenniffer Cooke, 41, who receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families while she works to lift her family out of poverty.

Cleanup aids International District

Volunteers rolled up their sleeves to clean up an emerging Spokane neighborhood on Friday, and at the same time helped celebrate a national service organization dedicated to fighting poverty in American communities. About 14 AmeriCorps Vista members joined dozens of East Central neighbors and a state Department of Corrections work crew during cleanup day in an area becoming known as the International District.

Service Team refurbishes old homes for new use

Construction trainees are transforming the intersection of Riverside Avenue and Cook Street from eyesore into a potential minicampus. Two sagging homes on the southwest corner have been connected, and remodeling continues on space occupied by several AmeriCorps programs, including that of the Spokane Service Team doing the remodeling.

This course’s test will be a disaster

The after-school class at Spokane Garry Middle School is a little chaotic: Bobby is dead, Molly has a broken leg and Katie has gone temporarily insane. Of course nobody is really injured, but the students do an awesome job moaning and carrying on.

This course’s test will be a disaster

The after-school class at Spokane Garry Middle School is a little chaotic: Bobby is dead, Molly has a broken leg and Katie has gone temporarily insane. Of course nobody is really injured, but the students do an awesome job moaning and carrying on.