Labyrinth Outreach Services for Women

Through a sociology class project, Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development graduate students will assist previously incarcerated women in Bloomington-Normal in regaining their independence and attaining a consistent income.

Montana Community Development Corporation

AmeriCorps alum and Applied Community and Economic Development (ACED) Fellow Jordan Backstrom is helping individuals in Missoula, Montana, to strengthen community prosperity.

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As assistant director for the School of Kinesiology and Recreation, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), and a professor with a career spanning more than 30 years, one could say that Barbara Schlatter has achieved more than most. But she’s not finished yet.

Nancy Ouedraogo in Burkina Faso

The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development welcomed back illustrious alumna Nancy Esarey Ouedraogo, who spoke over her days in the Peace Corps, and blazing trails.

Tomlin with cabbage and onions

Peace Corps Master’s International student Matthew Tomlin will travel a long way to walk across the stage and receive his master’s degree in political science this December. Tomlin has been working as an Urban Agriculture Extension Agent in Senegal since November 2014.

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For Applied Community and Economic Development (ACED) Fellow Emily Rego, improving the Bloomington-Normal community is a top priority.

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Calvin LeSueur, a Master’s International graduate student in applied economics with the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development, has been serving in Paraguay with the Peace Corps for more than a year.