On Tuesday morning, September 2nd, over 20 brand new SCI AmeriCorps members arrived at the Great Hall in Dorchester for our first day of orientation and training.
I had spent the month prior trying to reorient myself to the Northeast after spending the last eight years in sunny, polite Tennessee. Without a job or any kind of routine, I meandered through my new hometown of Salem, and the rest of the North Shore, enjoying the natural beauty, the seafood, and the opportunity to sleep in. This might sound like an ideal way to spend the month of August in New England, but I was restless. Read more