Volunteers in Service to America: Congresswoman Gwen Moore leads 50th anniversary celebration

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MILWAUKEE -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of Volunteers in Service to America -- and in Milwaukee, Congresswoman Gwen Moore is leading the celebration.

Milwaukee Congresswoman Gwen Moore

Milwaukee Congresswoman Gwen Moore

Congresswoman Moore is a VISTA alumna from 1986.

The VISTA program has placed 215,000 volunteers in communities across the country since it was founded.

Moore says the program is a transformative experience.