United We Serve

  • Posted on Nov 23, 2010
    On Thursday November 18th, the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) campus in the Atlantic Region held its 16th graduation ceremony in Brooklyn Park, MD. Two-hundred and sixteen national service members were honored for 10 months of full time service to the country.
  • Posted on Nov 12, 2010
    A year ago, Detroiter Constancio Yanas was a high school dropout with bleak prospects. Today, armed with his GED, work skills and money for college he earned in AmeriCorps, he has a construction job and will be starting community college this winter. In 2007, college grad Shane Bernardo was laid off from his auto industry job in Detroit. Through AmeriCorps VISTA, Shane found his passion for working with young people, and today he oversees a program that gets students to clear out and beautify blighted city lots.
  • Posted on Oct 28, 2010
    In just six short hours, a group of 500 volunteers built a state-of-the-art playground for students of the Hyde Leadership Public Charter School in Washington D.C. on Saturday October 23, part of a nationwide celebration of Make a Difference Day. "This is a powerful example of what happens when people come together to solve problems," said Patrick A. Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
  • Posted on Oct 25, 2010
  • Posted on Oct 22, 2010
    Earlier this week, President Obama signed an executive order to renew and enhance the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
  • Posted on Oct 1, 2010
    The Washington Post interviews Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Patrick A. Corvington about building momentum for national service.
  • Posted on Sep 23, 2010
    This post originally appeared on the White House Blog  
  • Posted on Sep 10, 2010
    This post originally appeared on The White House Blog.
  • Posted on Sep 10, 2010
    More than 1,800 George Washington University students have signed up to participate in the university’s 2010 Freshman Day of Service, which for the second year will take place on and in conjunction with the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.
  • Posted on Sep 10, 2010
    This post originally appeared on the HandsOn Blog. Are you willing to be an online ambassador for volunteerism?Will you leverage your social networks to encourage your readers, followers and friends to memorialize the victims, survivors and heroes of the attacks of 9/11 through A National Day of Service and Remembrance? Here are a few ways we can do it: Using Facebook:

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