Breaking the Cycle: LIFT-Chicago’s Fifth Annual Summit

By: Taylor Johnson, Shriver Program Fellow As the room began to fill for LIFT-Chicago’s Fifth Annual Regional Summit, I could feel the energy surrounding me, butterflies crowded my stomach. There sat a group of dedicated LIFT volunteers, alumni, and community partners ready to dive deep into the issues of poverty in Chicago and learn about […]

Rich Collaborations: Bank of America & LIFT Promote Better Money Habits Amongst Advocates & Members

by Katie Ouimet & Alex Houston (Financial Stability Fellows, AmeriCorps*National Direct, LIFT-Boston) Two weeks ago, AmeriCorps fellows serving in 6 regions across the country at the nonprofit LIFT participated in a Better Money Habits professional development webinar workshop presented by our partners at Bank of America. As these experts reinforced, financial literacy and capabilities are […]