Spotlight

  • Member of the Month - April 2018: Barb VanderJagt, Peckham AmeriCorps Michigan's AmeriCorps Member of the Month

    APRIL 2018: In 2014, Barb VanderJagt survived a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that altered her memory and learning abilities. She had to learn to read and speak all over again. At the time, Barb was in the middle of completing a Master’s Program at Oakland University and was teaching children with Autism Disorder. The TBI put a damper on Barb’s goals and a halt on her education. She thought she may never complete school or return to work. A few years later, Barb found AmeriCorps