The David Mathews Center for Civic Life recently interviewed Jean O’Connor-Snyder Internship Program (JOIP) alum Rachel Puckett about her living and learning experience in Jasper, Alabama, as well as her nonprofit career since graduating from the University of Alabama

Since filming, Rachel has transitioned from Program Manager for Impact America’s Speak First Initiative to a graduate student studying Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. Watch the video below to learn more about Rachel’s experiences at Speak First and as a JOIP!