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Press Releases

Feb 2, 2018
Continuing recovery efforts in areas impacted by 2017 disasters, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for service and volunteering, began the New Year deploying more than 450 AmeriCorps members to areas impacted, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Florida, and Puerto Rico. These members join the nearly 4,000 AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members who have responded to the California wildfires and Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
Jan 14, 2018
On Monday, January 15, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and Senior Corps and the nation’s volunteering efforts, will lead thousands of organizations around the country to make it “a day on, not a day off” in honor of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service.

Media Advisories

Mar 3, 2017
On Monday, March 6, as a part of AmeriCorps Week, Mikel Herrington, acting chief of staff for the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), will serve as an AmeriCorps member for a day and witness long-term disaster recovery efforts firsthand. AmeriCorps week celebrates the contributions of all AmeriCorps programs, current AmeriCorps members, and more than 1 million AmeriCorps alumni who have pledged to get things done for America.


Jun 23, 2014
The United States Conference of Mayors endorses national service as a critical and effective solution to community challenges facing mayors across the country.
Apr 30, 2014
OLDER AMERICANS MONTH, 2014 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Older Americans have fortified our country and shap

Official Statements

Jan 19, 2018
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) issued the following statement regarding recent leadership changes. Please attribute to CNCS spokesperson Samantha Jo Warfield.
Mar 28, 2017
Below is the written testimony of Chief Risk Officer Lori Giblin on the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) commitment to strong risk management and prudent stewardship of taxpayer dollars as submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Higher Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on March 28, 2017.
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