Senator Boozman to Announce New AmeriCorps Funding for Arkansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Jun 14, 2016
Conference Call Wednesday at 2:00 EST/1:00 CST
 
WASHINGTON, DC – Senator John Boozman will hold a media conference call Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 EST/ 1:00 CST to announce new grants for the state of Arkansas that will support AmeriCorps members serving the community with local organizations. 
 
Sen. Boozman will be joined by Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps. CNCS engages millions of Americans in service through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs, and leads the President's national call to service initiative, United We Serve.
 
Over the past two decades, more than 980,000 Americans have served in AmeriCorps providing more than 1.3 billion hours of service, and earning more than $3.1 billion in education scholarships. Later this year, the one millionth AmeriCorps member will take the AmeriCorps pledge, committing to ‘get things done’ for America.
 
Who:
Sen. John Boozman
Wendy Spencer, CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service 
What: Media call to announce new AmeriCorps grants for Arkansas 
When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
2:00 EST/1:00 CST
Attendees are encouraged to dial into the call early, allowing time for the Operator to place them into the conference. 
Number: 888-677-5735  PASSCODE: 2506845

Please RSVP to pressoffice@cns.gov with “BOOZMAN CALL” in the subject line. 

 
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