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Are YOU Ready for AmeriCorps Week 2022??

Every March, we celebrate AmeriCorps Week. This year we’re celebrating March 13-19. During AmeriCorps Week, we recognize the commitment of the millions of Americans who have chosen to serve their country through AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors, and encourage more Americans...

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AmeriCorps Plays a Pivotal Role in Disaster Recovery

In mid-December, late-season tornadoes produced catastrophic damage and numerous fatalities across five states. The National Weather Service recorded more than 40 tornadoes, including eight in Kentucky, resulting in more than 90 deaths. The governors of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas declared...

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Senate Confirms Michael Smith as CEO of AmeriCorps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC (December 8, 2021) – Tonight, the U.S. Senate confirmed Michael Smith as the Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps, formerly the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), mobilizes...

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Build Back Better Act Provides Major Investment in National Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ranit Schmelzer, ranit@schmelzerstrategies.com Build Back Better Act Provides Major Investment in National Service  Creates Civilian Climate Corps; Boosts Number of AmeriCorps Members; Supports Increased Diversity  Washington, DC (November 19, 2021) – Following is a statement from AnnMaura Connolly,...

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