Saguache United Methodist Church
Commission Competitive Education Awards Program FY 2011
Summary The Saguache United Methodist Church AmeriCorps Program assists the local school in providing after school tutoring programs in order to increase students' academic achievement. AmeriCorps members, who frequently already are a part of the Saguache community, serve in a variety of positions and receive educational and professional development support from local organizations, such as the local United States Forest Service and law enforcement offices. The rural community, which hosts high rates of poverty and unemployment, benefits greatly from the service and development provided by the AmeriCorps members.