AmeriCorps VISTA

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

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.

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.

Mentoring, Mathematics, and More

By CNCS Staff |


 National Service News Week in Review |

From generation to generation, service is a common theme that makes a difference in the lives of Americans. Whether it’s a science fair winner thinking of unique solutions to old challenges, adults stepping up to volunteer as mentors, or seniors whose lives are testaments to the benefits of service, our national service family leads by example.

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