Ben Turner is a RISE AmeriCorps member serving his second term at the Catherine McAuley Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Ben joined the RISE AmeriCorps program to work closely with his community and to help refugee and immigrant populations feel welcome in Iowa.
Through his service, Ben gets to learn more about himself and the world around him.
“It's a great way to serve the people in my community in a direct and meaningful way.”
Ben’s hobbies include cooking, coffee, philosophy, archery, airsoft, making and appreciating art and chatting over tea or coffee with other members.