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Erick Castellanos

Capstone Project

Erick completed his capstone project by partnering with Great Mn Schools. All quotes used below are from Erick's final Capstone presentation. 

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"Here is a website that I created to tell my story with Move for America! In it, I go over what brought me to the program, what my role was exactly, and my personal thoughts and experiences along the way!"

About GMS

"I joined up with Great MN Schools (GMS) as a Community Engagement Coordinator, where my job was to distribute our free family resources like our Minneapolis School Finder and Grade Level Guide books across Minneapolis and table these resources at various events."

Read more about GMS's work here.

What Erick Did

"Responsibilities of mine included: Tabling at various events across the cities, distributing free resources across Minneapolis created by Great MN Schools, and managing a network of volunteers for my organization."


Erick's Experience

"Memorable experiences of mine include wearing a mascot outfit at the Great MN Schools' School Finder Fair and attending the big events in Minneapolis, like Open Streets and Pride!"


"My main takeaways would be getting an idea of what it's like to work in this field of education, getting to hear lots of stories throughout the year, and developing skills that will help me towards my future goals!"

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