David Clower is a RISE AmeriCorps Member serving at Catherine McAuley Center in Cedar Rapids.
David graduated from Macalester College with a bachelor’s degree in political science, focusing on international politics, forced displacement, and immigration policy. He grew up in Grinnell, Iowa, and is excited to be back in his home state to help welcome newly arriving families to the area.
David joined AmeriCorps to help give back to the community and build his skills working with refugees. He plans to pursue a master’s degree after finishing his term in order to better contribute to meeting the needs of vulnerable and marginalized populations in the United States and around the world.
In his free time, he enjoys running, making music, and spending time outdoors.