Introductory

  • Video
    Learn about the history of how we determine who lives in poverty in the United States, and the significant impact this has on policy, programs, and people.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4.4 (487 votes)
  • Video
    Watch this video to learn about writing a successful press release that will help get your events publicized and covered by media outlets.
    4.73913
    Your rating: None Average: 4.7 (23 votes)
  • $ Marks the Spot
    Watch this short animated video for expert advice on community fundraising and organizing. The video will give you concrete ways to develop a community-based fundraising plan.
    4.238095
    Your rating: None Average: 4.2 (21 votes)
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    Explore this V-Cast series to understand the challenges that may arise for your VISTAs and how to help them develop the skills necessary to solve their own work-related conflicts.
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    Your rating: None Average: 3.9 (7 votes)
  • Video
    Hit the ground running by developing a strong working relationship with your supervisor. View this V-Cast to guide you through key early relationship-building steps that will serve you over the course of the year.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4 (7 votes)
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    Hit the ground running by developing a strong working relationship with your team. View this V-Cast to guide you through key early relationship-building steps that will serve you over the course of your term as a leader.
    4.555555
    Your rating: None Average: 4.6 (9 votes)
  • Video
    Learn when to step up and how to step back when your members have an issue with their supervisor.
    3.75
    Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (4 votes)
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    Use this V-Cast to consider who are the stakeholders you should connect with early in your service year and how best to communicate with them to create a strong working relationship.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4 (7 votes)
  • Video
    Build on what you learned about poverty in America at your PSO with these suppplemental resources.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4.4 (23 votes)
  • Video
    Watch a series of videos that highlight the characteristics of successful tutoring programs with applications such as training potential volunteer tutors in the challenges they will face.
    3.333335
    Your rating: None Average: 3.3 (3 votes)

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