Media Advisories

May 9, 2013
 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, will join Rep. Jon Runyan to announce the agency’s long-term support for Hurricane Sandy affected areas of New Jersey.In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, CNCS and its AmeriCorps program joined a nation in responding to the region. More than 1,000 AmeriCorps members have been deployed to New Jersey, leveraging more than 8 200 volunteers. Together, they’ve mucked and gutted nearly 1,500 homes to date.
Mar 15, 2013
200+ AmeriCorps members to participate in recovery efforts on SaturdayFAR ROCKAWAY, QUEENS, N.Y. – In partnership with New York Cares and NYC Service, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will close out the seventh annual AmeriCorps Week with a day of service in the Rockaways.The event is designed to recognize the more than 2,400 AmeriCorps members who have been a part of Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in affected areas like the Rockaways region.
Mar 14, 2013
 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of AmeriCorps Week, Wendy Spencer, the chief executive officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), will join Governor Jack Markell, Senator Chris Coons, Senator Tom Carper, and Mayor Dennis Williams to announce two new AmeriCorps projects to support veterans and military families across Delaware. The program will also feature representatives from the National Guard Bureau and the Boys & Girls Club of Delaware. The speakers will be joined by more than 90 AmeriCorps members currently serving across the state.
Dec 13, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will hold a dedication ceremony on Monday, December 17, for the new AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Atlantic Region Campus at its future home in Baltimore, Md. at the former Sacred Heart of Mary School.
May 18, 2012
Wendy Spencer Will Tour AmeriCorps Projects, Thank Volunteers on One-Year AnniversaryJOPLIN, Mo. — Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), will travel to Joplin, MO to mark the one-year anniversary of the May 22 tornado and recognize recovery efforts of a community helped back on its feet by volunteers and national service.
Jan 18, 2012
WASHINGTON D.C.- National youth mentoring organizations, Administration officials, civic leaders, corporate executives and the country's foremost mentoring researchers will join together in Washington next week at the second annual National Mentoring Summit to promote a pathway for ensuring our nation's youth receive quality mentoring and guidance that will enable them to have a promising future.
Sep 3, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY: Washington, D.C. — Patrick A. Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09) will hold a “Service as a Solution” Roundtable discussion on September 7 at the East Bay Community Foundation at 10 am. Immediately following the roundtable, the officials will hold a photo opportunity and press availability.
May 13, 2010
The Administration Official Set to Visit AmeriCorps Homelessness Project in Skid Row
May 11, 2010
Washington, DC—Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, will join former AmeriCorps VISTA members U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller (WV) and Representative Gwen Moore (WI) to honor the legacy and accomplishments of the program at a reception on Capitol Hill. The reception will be held on May 12 in 106 Dirksen SOB at 5:30 p.m.
Nov 23, 2009
----------Listen to the recording of the conference call (5.95 MB MP3)----------Washington, DC—Nicola Goren, Acting CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Special Assistant to the President Joshua DuBois will hold a conference call to launch the United We Serve: Feed A Neighbor initiative to address hunger on Tuesday, November 24 at 10:30 am.
Sep 10, 2009
Administration officials join volunteers across nation in remembering 9/11 by serving others Washington D.C. – On September 11, more than a dozen Cabinet secretaries and senior administration officials will commemorate the heroism of those who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001, and remember their spirit of sacrifice by engaging in service and volunteerism as part of the first officially recognized September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.
Aug 31, 2009
The first class of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members to serve at the Vicksburg, Miss., campus will be inducted on September 1, 2009. These 160 Corps Members arrived at the campus for training early in August. Once they take the AmeriCorps pledge during induction ceremonies, they will begin a term of service starting with two months of projects throughout the Magnolia State. In addition to the induction ceremony, several other activities are planned to celebrate the opening of the fifth NCCC campus.
Apr 21, 2009
White House Press Briefing Call at 10 AM EDTNEED TO RSVP BY 9:00 AM EDTB-Roll Satellite Feed of National Service in Action at 12:00 noon EDTWashington, DC – This afternoon at 4:00 pm President Obama will sign into law the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, a broadly bipartisan bill that represents the most sweeping expansion of national service in a generation. He will also deliver remarks calling on people across the country to serve their communities and work together to tackle the challenges facing the nation.
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