Forum for Growth in Service

 

Serving Others - Being Transformed

 

"blah bah" - Student _____

 


"blah blah" - Channing Wickham, Executive Director of Washington AIDS Partnership

 


"blah blah" - David Hilfiker, Author, Not All of Us are Saints and Urban Injustice: How Ghettos Happen

 


"blah blah" - someone else

 

 

What people are saying about 

 

Forum for Growth in Service

 

 

 

Forum for Growth in Service is an online school dedicated to

 

the support, encouragement and challenge

 

of people in service to others.

 

 

 

 

Designed to accompany Nowhere Else I Want to Be: A Memoir,

 

the video courses explore the major themes of the book

 

in the context of teacher/author Carol D. Marsh's 25-year experience

 

working in and living in a service nonprofit.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Courses consist of: 

 

(1) video lectures of 12 - 15 minutes;

  

(2) support documents;

 

(3) additional resource suggestions; and 

 

(4) questions for journaling, thought, discussion, and reflection.

 

 

Groups conduct their own online discussions - ideal for organizations

 

with volunteers in different cities or regions. 

 

 

Optional skype sessions with author/teacher Carol D. Marsh

 

(cost extra).

 

 

Is Forum for Growth in Service right for you?

 

 

 

 

* You're part of a university or college center for justice or volunteerism.

  


* You supervise volunteers, or teach students exploring social justice issues. 

 

 

* You're in a caring and service profession: a nurse, hospice professional, doctor; a

 

counselor or clergy.

 

 

* You've read the book Nowhere Else I Want to Be: A Memoir, and would like to have the

 

author's guides to the major themes and principles in the book.

 

 

Carol D. Marsh founded, lived and worked at Miriam's House - a residence for Washington,

 

DC's homeless women with AIDS - from 1992 to 2009.

 

 

In 2014, she earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College. Her

 

thesis was the memoir, Nowhere Else I Want to Be.

 

 

The book is available for purchase HERE

.

Carol D. Marsh

 

Author/Teacher

Nowhere Else I Want to Be: A Memoir is the story of Marsh's experiences and life at

 

Miriam's House from 1996, when it opened to its first residents, to 2005. The memoir gives

 

the reader a powerfully memorable view of a world seldom seen. 

 

 

 

THEMES:

 

Life and death 

 

Addictions and recovery

 

Race, culture and diversity

 

Women in leadership

 

Life in community

 

 

 

 

Written to give voice to those often neglected and forgotten, 

 

Nowhere Else I Want to Be is the author's attempt to tell her own story of

 

transformation, but also that of the women at whose hands she was

 

transformed.

 

 

 

Visit Marsh's website for more information

 

on this award-winning author.

 

 

Thank you for your interest in the

 

Forum for Growth in Service

 

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This booklet is a production of

Forum for Growth in Service

 

Thank you!