As a Schweitzer Fellow and a student at the MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing,
Katie Seamon is addressing the challenges of adolescent pregnancy and
parenthood in Chelsea, Massachusetts by developing a class on infant
health and well being for young mothers at Roca. (She is incorporating the class into Roca and Americorpsâ Youth STAR program, which trains young people to become mentors, educators and outreach workers in the community.)
In todayâs interview, Seamon shares the story of her Schweitzer
projectâwhich she hopes will serve the dual purpose of educating the
young mothers of Youth STAR and also enhancing their role as community
CLICK HERE to read a Five Questions for a Fellow interview with Seamon on ASF’s official blog.