Apr 26, 2016
Mayors, Chief Volunteer Officer, and AmeriCorps Come Together for Fourth-Annual Service Bowl Project
DENVER – On Wednesday, April 27, Mayor Michael B. Hancock will welcome Mayor Jennifer Roberts of Charlotte, N.C. to Denver for the fourth-annual Service Bowl project. In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the mayors placed a friendly Super Bowl wager focused on the importance of volunteering and community service.
Mar 31, 2016
More than 3,000 U.S. Mayors and County Leaders to Recognize Impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps Programs
On Tuesday, April 5, more than 3,000 mayors, along with county officials and tribal leaders, from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico will participate in the fourth annual Mayor, County, and Tribal Recognition Day for National Service.
Oct 26, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Tuesday, October 27, Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), will travel to Columbia, S.C. to meet with AmeriCorps members and witness recovery efforts firsthand. During her site visits, Ms. Spencer will announce new resources to support in the continued disaster recovery efforts.
May 21, 2015
On Friday, May 22, the First Lady of Hawaii, Dawn Amano-Ige, Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Wendy Spencer, and Hawaii Senior Corps volunteers will convene in Honolulu to make history when Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion volunteers are the first-in-the-nation to take the Senior Corps pledge.
May 5, 2015
On Wednesday, May 6, Mayor Dayne Walling welcomes Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Wendy Spencer on a media conference call to announce a first of-its-kind AmeriCorps project for Flint elementary schools and students.
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.CNCS CEO Wendy Spencer, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will deliver remarks. They will be joined by AmeriCorps NCCC Director Jose Phillips and currently serving AmeriCorps members. A tour of the recently renovated facility will immediately follow.
May 9, 2013
CNCS CEO Wendy Spencer to Announce New AmeriCorps Resources to Help Hurricane Sandy Recovery in New Jersey
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.