AmeriCorps National Direct FY 2012
33 AmeriCorps Members will mobilize 2740 youth and 468 adults in educational engagement efforts -Youth Councils, Participatory Focus Group sessions, Educational Summit and Action Team sessions in Oklahoma, Texas and Mississippi. At the end of the 1st year project period (September, 2012-August, 2013), students will demonstrate improved academic engagement -increased interest in and attachment to school, increased aspirations and improved perspective on school climate. This project will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education, utilizing youth engagement strategies. The CNCS investment of $226,719 will be match with $166,517.