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The CORPS Act calls for strengthening and expanding AmeriCorps and Senior Corps to help our nation recover from COVID-19.Read More »
The House Appropriations Committee passed the fiscal year 2021 Labor, Health, and Human Services Appropriations bill out of committee. In total, the bill would provide nearly $221 billion for the Labor-HHS-funded agencies and accounts, including $196.5 billion in regular discretionary...Read More »
The Pandemic Response and Opportunity Through National Service Act would dramatically expand national service in response to the coronavirus pandemic.Read More »
Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced H.R. 6415, the Inspire to Serve Act. The bill would authorize many of the recommendations included in the final report issued by the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service that was released in...Read More »
U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced legislation to mobilize and recruit Americans in the response to COVID-19. This bill calls for expanding AmeriCorps to 500,000 and doubling the AmeriCorps living allowance. The bill would also...Read More »
Congress passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion bill that provides significant funding for businesses, hospitals, schools, and social support programs to mitigate the impact of COVID-19; the package includes national service...Read More »
President’s Budget Proposal calls for shutdown of CNCS in FY21 On February 10, the White House released their FY21 budget request. The budget calls for the elimination of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), AmeriCorps and Senior Corps....Read More »