Guest post: Danielle Jackson. “If you’ve never seen a student hold their work, bound and published, for the first time, you’re missing out.”Read More
Guest post: Natalie Bourman-Karns. “Through working with the volunteers who keep our programs afloat, to collecting and analyzing data from each program, and getting to work directly with students on a daily basis, my time at MOI as a VISTA has been as fulfilling as it has been busy!”Read More
Letter from the Executive Director: We’re facing a lot of change and exciting opportunities this month—join us as we dive into them!
Porthole into Programming: We have not one, not two, but three parties coming up! Learn more and we’ll “sea” you soon.
In the News: “What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art.” This is an important value to us, and we’re happy to see others value it, too.
Join Us: MOI is moving! Let us know if you can help us pack and set sail later this month!
Now Hiring: We’re looking to hire two AmeriCorps VISTAs for the 2018-2019 school year. Interested? Apply now.
May Events: We have three awesome events coming up to celebrate our young writers. Join us for them!
Student Spotlight: We’re dreaming of ideal worlds and thanking our awesome volunteers this month.Read More
Letter from the Executive Director: Young people aren’t waiting for adult help to make changes in their lives—help us help them.
Porthole into Programming: It’s National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with poetry!
In the News: “Young Writers Need to Believe Their Stories Matter.” The title says it all.
Set Sail with Us: MOI is moving! Donate to our Voyage Fund today to support our move this summer.
Upcoming Events: We have three awesome events coming up to celebrate our young writers. Join us for them!
Student Spotlight: We’re dreaming of ideal worlds and thanking our awesome volunteers this month.
Now Hiring: We’re looking to hire two AmeriCorps VISTAs for the 2018-2019 school year. Interested? Apply now.Read More
Guest Post: Lauren Boritzke. "It seemed natural that during my time at the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute, I was surrounded with the importance of owning one’s own life story—especially beginning when we’re young."Read More