A clip from the film Everyday Heroes. Service part 1 and part 2.
takes a behind-the-headlines look at a diverse group of young
adults who give a year of their lives through a San Francisco
area AmeriCorps program to tutor and mentor needy kids.
Despite their good intentions, they are confronted by a
host of obstacles, including a racial divide that threatens
to thwart their efforts.While documenting a year both
turbulent and exhilarating, the film reveals the hopes and
dreams, successes and setbacks of a group of individuals-
-potentially tomorrow's leaders-- searching for their place
in the world and trying, against odds, to make a difference.
"Everyday Heroes" by Rick Goldsmith and Abby Ginzberg, the only film that provides a behind-the-scene look at an Americorps scene.