City: San Antonio, Texas
School: Stephen F. Austin State University & St. Mary’s University
Major: Sociology & clinical mental health counseling
Natasha Richardson, 27, of San Antonio, Texas, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and departed for Peru on August 15 to begin training as a youth and development Volunteer. Tracy will work on healthy lifestyle development, building employability skills and parent-engagement within her community. Richardson will also work with key leaders to develop workshops, trainings and activities to educate the community about important topics.
“I am confident that this service is way bigger than me,” Richardson said. “The moment that I received my initial acceptance was surreal and very emotional – I experienced every emotion all at once. Receiving the news after going through the almost year-long process, while continuing my faith and preparation through different challenges, was definitely confirmation that I was right where I should be.” Continue reading “San Antonio, Texas, Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in Peru”