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Press Releases

Apr 2, 2018
More than 5,200 mayors, county officials, and tribal leaders will participate in a nationwide effort to recognize the impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps during the sixth-annual National Service Recognition Day. Together, these elected officials represent 216 million Americans, or two-thirds of the U.S. population – the largest event yet.
Mar 14, 2018
This week, thousands of Americans across the country will participate in AmeriCorps Week, celebrating the contributions of the more than 1 million AmeriCorps members and alumni who have pledged to “get things done” for America. The weeklong celebration also spotlights the contributions and support of thousands of local organizations that make AmeriCorps programs possible.

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.


Feb 20, 2018
Feb 20, 2018



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

Apr 18, 2018
Chester Spellamn, Director of AmeriCorps, issued the following statement mourning the loss of Jennifer Riordan of the New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism.
Apr 18, 2018
Barbara Stewart, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, issued the following statement on the passing of former First Lady, Barbara Bush.
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