Volunteers

VOX volunteers are a vital piece of making our programming successful. Here, we highlight their stories and the work they do with teens at VOX and in the community.

2017 VOX Hall of Fame: Pete Corson!

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Each fall at VOX’s Homecoming event, we honor the latest inductees into the VOX Hall of Fame.  This year we are excited to celebrate Pete Corson (pictured above with VOX alum Tru Spann). Pete is an Audience Specialist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s RE:Race team. He has been with the AJC since 1998 and has worked…

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2017 Lindsey Knox Volunteer Superhero – Molly Samuel!

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Each summer, we celebrate the winner of the Lindsey Knox Volunteer Superhero Award at our First Draft event. We are excited to announce that Molly Samuel is the 2017 recipient! She is pictured above with our VOXcast team. Read on as Molly shares about her work with the VOX teens. How did you get connected to VOX? I…

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2017 Kaleb Anderson Board Service Award: Jessica Casey!

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Each summer, we celebrate the winner of the Kaleb Anderson Board Service Award. We are excited to announce that Jessica Casey is the 2017 recipient! She is pictured above with Kaleb Anderson. Read on as Jessica shares about her time at VOX. What brought you to VOX? I connected with VOX a decade ago while…

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VOX Vision: Alyssa Lasseter

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It takes a lot of people behind the scenes to make VOX the place where teens speak and Atlanta listens. We spoke with long-time VOX volunteer and supporter Alyssa Lasseter about her work here. How did you get connected with VOX? I’m passionate about working with children and youth-serving organizations. I came across VOX during…

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Lindsey Knox, VOX Superhero

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By Jeff Romig, Executive Director I don’t know VOX without Lindsey Knox. On one of my first days as VOX’s new executive director in early 2013, I met one of VOX’s most dedicated volunteers as she edited stories and pages for our first 2013 issue of the paper. Lindsey was one of the first new…

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VOX Vision: Rebecca Rolfe

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It takes an entire community to make VOX the place where teens speak and Atlanta listens. We couldn’t do this work without our volunteers, donors, alumni, staff, Board, community partners and of course, our teens! We’ll be profiling a few of these amazing people so you can get a glimpse into the world of VOX.…

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What Legacy Will I Have? CNN Volunteer Reflects on Work with Teens

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As her family members back in the U.S. blinked sleep out of their eyes watching the 5 a.m. fireworks display on CNN, Gwen Anderson Warren, a sound technician for the global cable news outlet was on a rooftop in New Zealand blinking tears out of her eyes. It was January 1, 2000, and Warren was…

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I’m the Hero of My Story – VOX Volunteer Michelle Hiskey Looks Back

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Thirty years later, veteran VOX Teen Communications volunteer Michelle Hiskey still remembers the name of her first teen writing mentor — Mark Bialczak. At age 15, the College Park, Maryland teen and self-described voracious newspaper reader had deposited herself at the Prince Georges Journal sports editor’s desk seeking a job. “He initially struck me as…

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Supporter Spotlight: Hank Klibanoff

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VOX Roles: 2004 – 13, Spelling Bee Judge, Volunteer, Board member, Board Chair, Advisory Board Chair Today: Atlanta; Cox Chair in Journalism at Emory, Writer I joined VOX because: As managing editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution at the time, my encounters with students interested in inquisitive, critical thinking, in writing and in creative expression was…

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Supporter Spotlight: Debbie Segal

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VOX Roles: Board 2004 – 10 (Vice Chair 2006 – 08; Chair 2008 – 09) Today: Retired from the full-time practice of law after a career of legal and probono services. Looking forward to using the other side of my brain! I joined VOX because: I was at a site visit for The Atlanta Women’s…

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