WRNI – Imagine making a career choice to work with teenagers. Those who enter this unique universe with their eyes wide open certainly hope to shape adolescent lives in positive ways and, even on those predictably and unpredictably challenging days, know that they can make a profound difference. And as Lisa Sampson knows well, teenagers have a remarkable capacity to return the favor and change our own lives for the better.
Lisa Sampson is serving her second year as a corps member with City Year Rhode Island. As part of her service, she runs the after-school program, Rogers Girls, through the Providence After-School Alliance.