VISTA Spotlight: Desmond Stuart

July 14, 2022

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Dez Stuart has served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader at the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) since September 2021. In his role as VISTA Leader, Dez has managed CNHED’s VISTA Strong Communities initiative and strengthened the capacity-building efforts of the organization. Through his efforts, Dez has been able to support several VISTA members with their projects, professional development, and everyday VISTA life. In addition, Dez also led the recruitment of the upcoming VISTA cohort and our first-ever cohort of VISTA Summer Associates.


Once Dez completes his year of service as VISTA Leader, he hopes to continue serving his community and coach High School lacrosse in his free time. He is passionate about the issue of student support, ensuring that students have access to basic needs such as food, shelter, and healthcare so they can focus on their studies.

Does VISTA service sound like something for you? We’re currently taking applications for our next cohort! Learn more about what it means to serve and check out the open positions today.

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