Volunteers

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Obama Administration Opens Together For Tomorrow School Improvement Challenge

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 (All day)

Washington, DC -- Together for Tomorrow (TFT), the joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to spur community engagement in turning around our nation's lowest performing schools, today launched its School Improvement Challenge for the 2012-13 school year on http://tft.challenge.gov/.

Wendy Spencer Takes Helm as CEO of Corporation for National and Community Service

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 (All day)


Priorities include communication, collaboration, accountability, and impact
 

Washington, D.C. – Setting a tone of confidence and excitement about the future of national service, Wendy Spencer began her tenure as CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service yesterday by outlining her goal of strengthening the impact of national service and volunteering in meeting critical community needs.

Nominate National Service Superstars for 2012 Service Impact Awards

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012 (All day)

CNCS Launches National Search for Volunteer Stories

Today, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced that it is seeking nominations for the 2012 National Service Impact Awards to honor the best and brightest national service participants from around the country that are making an impact in their communities.

Senate Confirms Wendy Spencer as CEO of National Service Agency

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 (All day)

   
Washington, DC – The U.S. Senate today unanimously confirmed Wendy Spencer as Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

Spencer will take the helm of the agency at a time when CNCS resources are in great demand. Both those who serve and those who benefit from the agency's programs recognize the critical role volunteerism and national service plays in meeting community needs, building nonprofit capacity, and expanding service opportunities for all Americans.

Senior Corps to Increase Services to VA Hospitals Nationwide

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Monday, March 19, 2012 (All day)

   
CNCS Formalizes Partnership with Department of Veterans Affairs to Serve VA Hospitals

Washington DC – Senior Corps volunteers will begin an increased presence in VA Hospitals across the nation with the acceptance of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) into the National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS).

New FEMA-AmeriCorps Partnership Strengthens Response, Recovery Efforts Following Disasters

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012 (All day)

Washington, D.C. The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced an innovative new partnership designed to continue to strengthen the nation's ability to respond to and recover from disasters while expanding career opportunities for young people.

Obama Administration Announces Together for Tomorrow

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Friday, February 24, 2012 (All day)

New initiative will foster, expand community engagement in low-performing schools

The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, the U.S. Department of Education andthe Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced today Together for Tomorrow, a new initiative to spotlight existing and spur new community engagement in turning around persistently low-performing schools.

Report on 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012 (All day)

Americans Honor the Life and Legacy of Dr. King
Hundreds of Thousands Volunteer on 2012 MLK Day of Service
 

“Today, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And we should honor that legacy by acting as drum majors for service and lifting up those less fortunate – not just today, but every day”

-President Obama, MLK Day of Service, January 16, 2012
 

Target Executive Laysha Ward Elected Board Chair of Corporation for National and Community Service

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Monday, January 9, 2012 (All day)

      
Ward Also to Serve on White House Council for Community Solutions

Washington DC – The board of directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has elected Target executive and longtime service champion Laysha L. Ward to serve as chair.

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