Six weeks after the collapse of the I-35W bridge, Minnesotans have reason to be proud. Citizens leapt to be of service at the onset of the tragedy. Emergency directors and personnel set national records for effectiveness and cooperation. Local and state elected officials expressed compassion and vision, and Minnesota’s members of Congress have led the call to examine and fund rebuilding and maintaining our nation’s roads and bridges…
Long, steady investment in civic leadership pays off
I have seen that this work is bringing hope to one generation, which in turn will help future generations.
-Siramene Abraham, Florida Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA member, Miami Dade College