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
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
* 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
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.
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
Visit Marsh's website for more information
on this award-winning author.
See next page for contact form.