Share Your Voice: Evan
What is your name? Evan Brewer
Where do you volunteer? Cedar Valley Learning Center in Apple Valley
What is your volunteer role? Teacher Assistant
What is your favorite thing about volunteering? Providing educational and emotional support to people who are living through these turbulent times is very important.
What is something you've learned from a student? I continue to be inspired by the dedication, grace and humor showed by these students, and that reaffirms my hope for our country.
What is your motivation for volunteering? I'm a retired teacher, but I still feel as if I can contribute positively, adding my life experiences to their lives.
Anything else you’d like to share about your volunteer experience? As much as I can, I want to reassure our English-language learners that they are wanted and valued, and the U.S. is a welcoming place.
Have a story of your own you’d like to share? We’d love to hear it! Simply fill out this form to share your voice, and we’ll highlight your experience in our monthly e-newsletter for adult literacy volunteers and here in the Volunteer Voice blog.