VISTA Blogs

Blogs on VISTA

Blogs by, about, and for VISTAs focusing on their year of service.

VISTA Link: http://tulanevista.wordpress.com

From the desk of: One Economy VISTAs: http://oevistas.blogspot.com

VISTA Life: http://vistalife.tumblr.com

Great Faces, Great Places, Great VISTAs: http://rushmorevistas.blogspot.com

Starved to Serve: http://starvingtoserve.blogspot.com

Joss in NM: jossamericorps.blogspot.com

Alliance VISTA: http://aznonprofits.wordpress.com

Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps: http://antihungercorps.posterous.com

Arizona Community Foundation AmeriCorps VISTA Project: http://acfvista.wordpress.com

Personal Blogs by VISTAs

Personal blogs on a variety of topics written by VISTAs

Married to Amazement: http://wanderingeileen.wordpress.com

Narrations on the Life and Times of Robyn Stegman: http://rsteggy.wordpress.com

Katie G.’s Blog: http://www.kegriffith.wordpress.com

Luboff in Indy: http://indyluboff.blogspot.com/

Social Change Agent Diana: http://SocialChangeAgentDiana.blogspot.com

The Rabbit Hole: http://dimarter.blogspot.com

service*travel*growth: http://travelworldpeace.blogspot.com

A Year of Downsizing: http://ayearofdownsizing.blogspot.com

Pretty in Paisley: http://www.prettyinpaisley.com

My Life…Through My Eyes: http://butkusd.blogspot.com

theUrbanPolitic: http://urbanpolitic.blogspot.com

A Dreamers Discourse: http://www.andrianabicanin.wordpress.com

JBrown: http://jbrownspeaks.blogspot.com/

VISTA Service Site Blogs

Blogs from VISTA service sites about their work and mission

Community Based Learning at Stonehill College: http://communitybasedlearning.wordpress.com

ATM: H.O.P.E. for your Personal Finances: http://increasinghope.blogspot.com

Learn and Serve – Michigan Resource Blog: http://learnandservemi.blogspot.com/

Michigan AmeriCorps: http://miacleadercorps.blogspot.com/

Restoring the Soul: http://restoringthesoul.wordpress.com/

Habitat for Humanity St. Louis: http://www.habitatstl.org/blog

Missoula County Public Schools Partners in Education: http://www.missoulapie.blogspot.com/

Transform Chattanooga: http://transformchattanooga.org

Citizenship Law Related Education Program: http://lawtolifemd.com

Rochester + Youth + Farm + Education: http://freshwisef2s.posterous.com

New Century IDA: http://www.newcenturyida.blogspot.com

u(engage)Memphis: http://uengagememphis.wordpress.com

Add Your Blog!

This is by no means a complete list. If you know of other blogs out there comment below to add your blog to the list!

15 Responses to “VISTA Blogs”

  1. Alex Luboff December 17, 2010 at 9:06 am #

    Great job on the diverse selection of resources. I’m bookmarking this for future adventures in VISTA Land!

    • Grace December 21, 2010 at 1:50 pm #

      I’m a VISTA and I blog about service projects I’m doing as well as personal stuff. travelworldpeace.blogspot.com check it out!

      • Robyn Stegman January 4, 2011 at 10:51 am #

        Thanks for the blog Grace! I’ve added it. I’m a traveller/VISTA/Michigander/Baha’i too!

  2. Jennifer December 29, 2010 at 1:00 pm #

    I’m starting a blog January 1st 2011 – which will coincide with my vista term. I’m going to be running a personal experiment on downsizing, and decluttering my life to live more simply. (as well as putting myself on a purchasing limit)

    Ayearofdownsizing.blogspot.com

    • Robyn Stegman January 4, 2011 at 10:54 am #

      Your blog has been added to the list. Good luck with your mission Jennifer!

  3. Warren Wells January 3, 2011 at 6:16 pm #

    Hey there, I’m a VISTA serving in Baltimore with the Citizenship Law Related Education Program. I’d love it if you linked to the blog I started here!

    • Robyn Stegman January 4, 2011 at 10:56 am #

      Your blog has been added Warren. Have a great new year!

  4. Erin Oftelie January 5, 2011 at 10:47 am #

    I’m a VISTA serving in Des Moines, Iowa at the Iowa Civil Rights Commission. Check out our blog!

  5. Andriana B. January 28, 2011 at 12:28 pm #

    Hello! I started a blog for the wonderful organization I serve at, over here in Winston Salem, North Carolina. At the moment I am the only blogger. Here is the address: http://www.newcenturyida.blogspot.com

    • Robyn Stegman January 29, 2011 at 11:28 am #

      Thanks Andriana! I’ve added your blogs to the list!

  6. Andriana B. January 28, 2011 at 12:30 pm #

    oh, and I have a personal blog that will contain service stories, issues of poverty, society, social and political awareness, etc. The address is: http://www.andrianabicanin.wordpress.com 🙂

  7. Lynn Marlene CASE Wiederspahn February 2, 2011 at 4:21 pm #

    I was so excited to find this blog through the VISTA campus resources.

    Just sworn in January 27, 2011, in Los Angeles. I am looking forward to my assignment at Wyoming Epilepsy Association in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Will be recruiting volunteers, community outreach, grant writing, database management and whatever else I am able to within my skill level. Speaking of skills, please give me some insight on online training and assistance with grant writing as it is a whole new challenge for me.

    Hello to all.

  8. enni22 February 3, 2011 at 10:39 pm #

    Hi,
    I just found out about this from Allen. I’m a VISTA at Loyola University Chicago. This is the link to my personal blog: http://kristenncl.wordpress.com/
    Great idea by the way.
    -Kristen

  9. Nebraska VISTA September 13, 2011 at 11:30 am #

    Hello Robyn!

    My name is Ben and I am a VISTA Leader in Omaha, NE. We have been working on a blog to chronicle the VISTA experience and would very much like to be added to your list: http://nebraskavista.wordpress.com/

    Thanks for the great work you do!

    Ben

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