United We Serve

  • Posted on Apr 4, 2013
    By CNCS Staff

    Next week more than 730 mayors, collectively representing nearly 100 million Americans in all 50 states, will join together to recognize the impact of national service participants in AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs who are making a difference in their communities.

    The first-ever Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service on Tuesday, April 9, is being led by Cities of Service; the National League of Cities; Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors; and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps and Senior Corps.

    AmeriCorps NCCC members answer phones at the American Red Cross headquarters in North Brunswick Township, NJ, during the recovery effort for Hurricane Sandy in November 2012. (Corporation for National and Community Service photo)

    “It is a testament to the effectiveness of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs that nearly one-third of Americans will have their mayor participating in this first-ever Day of Recognition,” said Wendy Spencer, CEO of CNCS. “We're proud to stand with this bipartisan group of mayors. These leaders are shining a bright light on...

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