National Service Blog

Take a look inside the world of national service and volunteering to learn how AmeriCorps and Senior Corps improve lives, foster civic engagement, and strengthen communities across the country.


When Disaster Strikes, AmeriCorps Responds

AmeriCorps is Responding to Disasters in California, Iowa, Louisiana, Oregon, Texas, and More!
A message rom the CEO, AmeriCorps brand launch

A message from our CEO

Service to others is at the heart of who we are as Americans. A sense of shared responsibility is woven into the fabric of our nation.
Jessica Bulling smiles for the camera, wearing a red shirt and a blue scarf. It is a sunny day and there are green trees in the background.

Jessica Bulling: An AmeriCorps VISTA Using Her Passion for Education to Break the Cycle of Poverty

Welcome to the Poverty + Racial Injustice Stories Project. Our nation is experiencing an awakening, and for some, an introduction to the injustices... Read More
AmeriCorps VISTA member using Zoom to tell stories and connect communities

AmeriCorps VISTA Uses Power of Storytelling to Impact Lives

Jillian Maynard is helping the aging Jewish community in Youngstown, Ohio tell their stories. From surviving the Holocaust to making a new life in... Read More
Kurtis Edwards photo collage, serving with AmeriCorps VISTA and traveling between prjoects

Kurtis Edwards: An AmeriCorps VISTA Taking On Poverty and Racial Injustice with the Power of Literacy

Welcome to the Poverty + Racial Injustice Stories Project. Our nation is experiencing an awakening, and for some, an introduction to the injustices... Read More
Wisconsin Corps adapt nature-themed camp to social-distance learning

AmeriCorps Members are Trailblazers in Transitioning Communities to Remote and Distance Learning

All around the country, AmeriCorps members are taking the lead in helping communities transition to online learning.
Chinle Chapter members load water into plane to dispense to community

Pandemic in Navajo Nation has AmeriCorps members adapting to serve community members in need

The COVID-19 pandemic’s disparate impact on communities of color is well-documented. All across the country, Native American communities have been... Read More
collage: Luwi smiling, Luwi with fellow VISTA member, Luwi with sign that says "reduce health care disparities"

Luwi Shamambo: An AmeriCorps VISTA Fighting Poverty and Racial Injustice in Healthcare

Welcome to the Poverty + Racial Injustice Stories Project. Our nation is experiencing an awakening, and for some, an introduction to the injustices... Read More
CNCS grantee being interviewed for Data Driven research and evaluation video

Infusing Data into the Corporation for National and Community Service

We’re living in the age of data. Look around us. From business decisions to shopping lists to even fitness activities, almost everything we do is... Read More
Governor Reynolds served alongside AmeriCorps members, learning about new initiatives in Iowa to address rising food insecurity as a result of COVID-19 and the economic recession.

Iowa Governor Visits AmeriCorps Site Tackling Food Insecurity

Governor Reynolds served alongside AmeriCorps members, learning about new initiatives in Iowa to address rising food insecurity as a result of COVID-... Read More
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