National Service

  • Posted on Dec 19, 2012
    By Jeffrey D. Richardson


    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
    By Mary Strasser


    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
    By Greg Tucker


    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
    By Greg Tucker


    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
  • Posted on Oct 5, 2012
    By Greg Tucker


    During the next few weeks, we will be profiling the winners of the 2012 Service Impact Awards. Look for their stories and videos here on the blog.
  • Posted on Oct 1, 2012
    Senior CorpsIt's Time to Do Something Grand: A Call to Action on Grandparents
  • Posted on Sep 28, 2012
    By Rachel Ogorek


  • Posted on Sep 25, 2012
    By Sacha Cohen


    Service comes naturally to Matt McCabe, the first AmeriCorps alum to join the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Board of Directors. A commitment to service was instilled in him by his parents and grandparents from childhood. “They set the expectation that we give back to our community,” said McCabe.
  • Posted on Sep 24, 2012
    Senior Corps


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