Aden is currently serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader in Literacy Minnesota’s year-long Literacy Leadership program. This is Aden’s second year in the Literacy Leader cohort, as he recently wrapped up a project with Great River Regional Library in St. Cloud. His project focused on expanding the library’s children’s programming. Aden previously worked with the Minnesota Council for Non-profits and the Initiative Foundation. Additionally, he served with the Yes Network as a mentor for local children in St. Cloud and the surrounding areas. He is currently pursuing a BA in Communication Studies with a focus on Leadership and Organizational Communication, and loves interacting with people and understanding their unique communication styles.