AmeriCorps

Justice Department and CNCS Announce Elder Justice AmeriCorps; $2 Million Partnership Will Expand Legal Resources for Older Crime Victims

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (All day)
Today, at the United State of Women Summit, the Department of Justice and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), through its new Elder Justice AmeriCorps partnership, announced $2 million in grants to provide legal assistance and support services to victims of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation – the majority of whom are women.

Mayors, Chief Volunteer Officer, and AmeriCorps Come Together for Fourth-Annual Service Bowl Project

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 (All day)

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.

New Bloomfield AmeriCorps Project Will Reduce Energy Costs and Provide Weatherization Services for Residents

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Friday, May 8, 2015 (All day)
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, today announced that Bloomfield will be one of 10 communities nationwide to become part of the agency’s new Operation AmeriCorps initiative.

New Tucson AmeriCorps Project to Improve Graduation Rates and Create Opportunities for High School Seniors

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 (All day)
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers the AmeriCorps program, today announced that Tucson will be one of 10 communities nationwide to become part of the new Operation AmeriCorps initiative.

Veterans and Youth Projects Announced as part of Veterans Day Observance

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Monday, November 10, 2014 (All day)
Today, as part of the observance of Veterans Day, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the partners and projects that will be funded in this fiscal year to provide job and training opportunities to veterans and youth.

Sen. Mikulski, Mayor Rawlings-Blake Help Open New AmeriCorps Campus in Baltimore

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Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)

 

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.

National Service Agency Announces New Commitment to STEM Education Initiative

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Monday, September 22, 2014 (All day)
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced an effort to expand STEM AmeriCorps, an initiative first announced by President Obama at the White House Science Fair. The federal agency is inviting partners to expand the initiative to 15 communities across the country.

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I'm proud to announce... a new AmeriCorps program that’s going to connect more professional scientists and engineers to young students who might follow in their footsteps."

– President Barack Obama, White House Science Fair, April 22, 2013

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