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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 2, 2013
An AmeriCorps VISTA position drew Nicole Dyer to the region in February 2012, but her love and appreciation of the community is keeping the New Hampshire native from leaving. When her VISTA term concluded this February, Dyer was hired as manager of ....
May 1, 2013
The AmeriCorps volunteers, who will be housed in the new emergency services building during their stay in the township, will go door-to-door to supply township residents with emergency preparedness information. The team, dubbed “Team Moose 2,” will ....
Apr 30, 2013
The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) joins the SeniorCorps division of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to announce a grant award. The sponsorship of the Retired & Senior Volunteer ...See...
Apr 30, 2013
It does this by collaborating with more than 100 nonprofit agencies and programs and working within the framework of strategic initiatives developed by its federal sponsor, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and local sponsor SUNY .....
Apr 30, 2013
AmeriCorps Member Coordinator Rachel Harrod said it was important to show students how many people are struggling in poverty in their own communities. ___. Information from: The State Journal, http://www.state-journal.com. ©2013 Associated Press.See...
Apr 26, 2013
... paint and repair a police station. They'll be joined by AmeriCorps volunteers. Lee says he believes the day of service "will strengthen the relationship" between the cities and promote volunteerism. The Ravens beat the 49ers 34-31 in February's ....
Apr 24, 2013
AmeriCorps members will join other volunteers to prepare the gardens for planting. The fresh produce will be offered free to the community later this summer. Fellowship Home residents will continue to work in the garden and use the produce for their...
Apr 23, 2013
Taking the stage, the President announced that starting this year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), in partnership with nonprofit organizations, will create a unit called STEM AmeriCorps charged with getting more young peopl...
Apr 23, 2013
This week marks the four-year anniversary of the Serve America Act, an effort to dramatically expand opportunities for Americans to dedicate a year of their lives to national service programs like AmeriCorps. The act was a milestone, an investment in...
Apr 23, 2013
Obadiah and Levi DeWeber were nominated for the honor for sharing their musical talents at community events that promote literacy and safety, according to a release from Regional Service Corps-Americorps program. Obadiah DeWeber, who was formerly a ....
Apr 23, 2013
AmeriCorps member Cody Turner directs a hose pumping floodwater back into the Mississippi River Monday, April 22, 2013, in Clarksville, Mo. The swollen river has strained a hastily erected makeshift floodwall in Clarksville, creating trouble spots th...
Apr 22, 2013
“Although I do wish the Super Bowl resulted in a San Francisco 49ers victory and had required Mayor Rawlings-Blake to visit San Francisco, I look forward to cracking some Baltimore crab and joining AmeriCorps in the Service Bowl.” “I believe this day...
Apr 22, 2013
April is National Volunteerism Month. It's a great time to consider donating time to a worthy cause in your community. According to Corporation for National and Community Service, Americans volunteered 7.9 billion hours in 2012, with donated time ......
Apr 22, 2013
“A few years ago, I was in AmeriCorps, and we came down and did the wood (on the front deck) trim. Since then, I have kept in contact with AmeriCorps,” explained Deb Deeb, Human Concerns director. “Carrie (Victory of AmeriCorps) always asks if we nee...
Apr 19, 2013
The river is expected to rise to more than 35 feet. Efforts to keep it from overflowing into the city have been on going since early Thursday morning. AmeriCorps St. Louis sent volunteers to help. (See KHQA This Morning's coverage with volunteers, he...
Apr 19, 2013
12:00 AM EDT. Share This Post. This week, the President responded to the terror attack in Boston, met with AmeriCorps volunteers, invited the Wounded Warrior riders to the White House, and for the first time, asked a citizen to deliver the weekly add...
Apr 17, 2013
Koecheler reported RSVP has 1,125 active volunteers serving at 80 nonprofit partnership agencies. Sponsored by Crow Wing County Community Services, RSVP has been recognized by the Corporation for National and Community Service's for being a cost ...S...
Apr 17, 2013
“The Mayor's Day of Recognition is being led by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Cities of Service, The National League of Cities, and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, who is president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors,” Berry sai...
Apr 14, 2013
The event was organized by the Corporation for National and Community Service to mark the impact of AmeriCorps members and Senior Corps volunteers. AmeriCorps VISTAs are currently at work in both Jasper and Cordova. In Jasper, Jenny Sayles is ...See...
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