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Mar 31, 2014
More than 1,750 mayors from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico are standing together in support of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps by participating in the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service tomorrow. Together, these mayors represent more than 110 million citizens or one-third of all Americans.
Mar 31, 2014
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, and Points of Light, one of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to volunteer service, today announced a new initiative that will help young people develop the skills they need to prepare for college and careers.
Mar 31, 2014
Throughout the month of March, communities across the country have commemorated the life and legacy of civil rights leader Cesar E. Chavez's work through education, celebration, and service projects. The day of service, recognized around Chavez's birth date of March 31, celebrates his extraordinary commitment to a lifetime of service. Community groups, schools, and other organizations use the event to reflect on Chavez's life and carry out service projects in his honor.
Mar 19, 2014
Independent Evaluation Finds Minnesota Reading Corps Model Produces Strong Literacy Gains
Feb 27, 2014
Building on its role as a national leader in public service, Tulane University has partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the Aspen Institute’s Franklin Project to launch a pilot program that will give recent graduates an opportunity to spend a year of service making a tangible difference within communities in New Orleans.

Proclamations

Apr 22, 2013
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK, 2013- - - - - - -BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATION
May 1, 2012
America endured great trials and heralded defining triumphs over the course of the 20th century, and the men and women who saw us through that time remain among our Nation's greatest assets.
Apr 10, 2012
Our Nation has been profoundly shaped by ordinary Americans who have volunteered their time and energy to overcome extraordinary challenges.
Jan 13, 2012
On a hot summer day nearly half a century ago, an African American preacher with no official title or rank gave voice to our Nation's deepest aspirations, sharing his dream of an America that ensured the true equality of all our people.
Apr 7, 2011
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK, 2011A PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Official Statements

Mar 11, 2014
The first part of this year has been a busy and exciting time at the Corporation for National and Community Service. And I am confident that we are well on our way to ensuring that 2014 is the Year of Citizen Service.
Mar 9, 2014
Our thoughts are with the family, friends, and fellow AmeriCorps NCCC team members of Reid Huffman. The Denver Police determined that Reid died as a result of a hit-and-run accident.
Apr 24, 2013
"Call to Action: VA Outreach and Community Partnerships”April 24, 2013Chairman Sanders, Ranking Member Burr, and Members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify today.
Apr 24, 2013
“Call to Action: VA Outreach and Community Partnerships”April 24, 2013Good morning, Chairman Sanders, Ranking Member Burr, and Members of the Committee. Thank you for the opportunity to testify today. I would like to first thank each of you for entrusting me with the honor of serving as CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, or CNCS.

In the News

May 5, 2013
Cleveland State Community College has been designated a leader among institutions of higher education for their support of volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Cleveland State was...
May 3, 2013
The Corporation for National and Community Service recently honored California Western School of Law with the highest federal recognition an institute of higher education can receive for its commitment to civic engagement, naming the law school to th...
May 3, 2013
The AmeriCorps VISTA members placed at Baylor will work with the Office of Community Engagement and Service. The contract for both jobs is from July 2013-July 2014. Current VISTA members say their time at Baylor serving the university and the Waco .....
May 3, 2013
The Sun 8 AmeriCorps Team stationed out of Denver, Colo., is working a 5 week detail at the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge in Liberty, Texas. Aside from the various projects they have worked on for the refuge, Team Members had the opportunity...
May 3, 2013
Staff and Leadership from Cardinal Cushing Centers welcome AmeriCorps team members Courtney Strother, Josh Bracken, Brad Gardner, Hyunjun 'Eddy' Lee, Jaemia Pratt, and Amir Matthews with a breakfast on their Hanover Campus.See all stories on this top...

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