AmeriCorps VISTA

National Service Agency Announces New Commitment to STEM Education Initiative

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.

Grammy Award-Winning Poet J. Ivy Helps Launch ServiceWorks, a 10-City Initiative to Help 25,000 Underserved Young Adults Develop Skills for College, Careers

Thursday, July 31, 2014 (All day)
Funded by a $10 million grant from the Citi Foundation, ServiceWorks will engage 225 AmeriCorps members over three years to help 25,000 underserved young adults (men and women) in 10 cities develop the skills they need to prepare for college and careers. It will be the nation’s largest corporate-sponsored AmeriCorps VISTA program and will build a large-scale volunteer response to the crisis of low college and career readiness.

Points of Light Announces 10 Host Sites Chosen to Execute Nationwide ServiceWorks Program

Monday, June 23, 2014 (All day)
Points of Light, one of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to volunteer service, today announced the 10 organizations chosen to execute its ServiceWorks program. ServiceWorks is a three-year nationwide initiative that will use community engagement and volunteer service to help underserved young adults develop the skills they need to prepare for college and careers.


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