Posted on Nov 19, 2013
When President Obama announced the Task Force on Expanding National Service in July, he asked federal agencies to work together to create a pipeline for national service participants to apply the skills they learned in the federal sector.
Posted on Oct 30, 2013
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is committed to providing opportunities that change the lives of those who serve, as well as those being served.
Posted on Sep 26, 2013
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recognized seven outstanding programs and participants with the 2013 National Service Impact Awards.CNCS CEO Wendy Spencer announced the honorees during the kick-off of the yearlong AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary celebration in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2013.
Posted on Sep 23, 2013
Is it possible to effectively harness youthful enthusiasm and idealism and turn it into it a renewable resource for good? We think so. Twenty years ago, President Clinton signed a bill that created AmeriCorps and gave our country a new outlet for national service that did just that.
Posted on Jan 7, 2013
Posted on Dec 19, 2012
The following post was originally published on the AmeriCorps Alums Blog on Dec. 19, 2012. Jeffrey D. Richardson is the executive director of Serve DC.
Posted on Dec 18, 2012
The following post was originally published on the Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA blog. Mary Strasser is the director of AmeriCorps VISTA.
Posted on Dec 3, 2012
Did you know that some of the programs under the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) banner have been in existence for nearly 50 years? We've created a new national service timeline to show how we got to where we are today.CNCS programs have a lengthy track record of promoting the culture of citizen service that helps meet needs in communities across the nation. And through this service, our volunteers and members gain career and educational opportunities and build character that influences the remainder of their lives.
Posted on Oct 18, 2012
The latest estimates show that Americans have more than $1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt and in 2011 the average borrower owed $23,300. What if there was a way for students to reduce their college costs while gaining some valuable experience at the same time? Look no further.
Posted on Oct 9, 2012