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
Posted on Oct 5, 2012
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
Posted on Sep 25, 2012
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
Posted on Sep 21, 2012
During the next several 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 Sep 19, 2012
Today, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the winners of the 2012 AmeriCorps Photo and Video contest.Current AmeriCorps members and alums were asked to submit photos and videos showing how AmeriCorps works by communicating ways the CNCS program helps the recipients of service, the people who serve, and the larger community and nation.