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Press Releases

Feb 24, 2015
 First-ever County Day of Recognition for National Service set for April 7, 2015 Washington D.C.
Feb 25, 2015
Today the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and leading experts on issues of poverty in the U.S. kicked off the 50th anniversary of AmeriCorps VISTA with the first-ever National Solutions Summit. This half-day event will focus on the program’s accomplishments and feature innovative ways AmeriCorps VISTA members are fighting poverty.
Feb 13, 2015
The nation's leading federal agency for service has a new opportunity for tribal groups that would provide funding for AmeriCorps members and Senior Corps volunteers on the ground to help them tackle the unique challenges facing Native American communities.
Jan 27, 2015
Today Governor McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia is the first state in the nation to become an Employer of National Service, encouraging AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni to put their skills and experience to work for Virginia state government.
Jan 21, 2015
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) of up to $51 million for the 2015 grant competition of the Social Innovation Fund (SIF).

Media Advisories

Nov 18, 2014
On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Lee Leffingwell will join the current and incoming presidents of the National League of Cities at an event at Austin City Hall to highlight the impact of national service on city challenges.
Oct 31, 2014
 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will open the doors of its new AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) campus in Baltimore on Monday, November 3.
Mar 15, 2013
200+ AmeriCorps members to participate in recovery efforts on Saturday

Proclamations

Jan 18, 2015
The President releases proclamation for Martin Luther King Jr.
Jun 23, 2014
The United States Conference of Mayors endorses national service as a critical and effective solution to community challenges facing mayors across the country.
Apr 30, 2014
OLDER AMERICANS MONTH, 2014 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Older Americans have fortified our country and shap
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.

Official Statements

Oct 12, 2014
“Our thoughts are with the family, friends, and fellow AmeriCorps NCCC team members of Sheldon Allmon.
Sep 12, 2014
THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you so much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Everybody, have a seat.  Have a seat.  Welcome to the White House.  Give Ivan a big round of applause for the introduction.  (Applause.)  Dayna, thank you for sharing your story.
May 16, 2014
Wendy Spencer speaks to an audience about education and how 82,100 national service members help students succeed.
Apr 21, 2014
I am pleased to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. Our Nation is built on the belief that if we work together, we can create a better future for all. Service has always been central to America's story, and few people have understood this as well as the late Senator Edward Kennedy.
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.

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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