Tag Archives: AMERICORPS

AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program: Making Detroit Safer

We serve the 408205 zip code which is one of the more problematic zip codes in the city of Detroit. We have blight issues, we have issues with robberies and some homicides. Now, we also have students who live in the neighberhood who walk to and from schoool. We are in an area of Detroit… Read More »

Youth Engaged in National Service

Millions of young people volunteer billions of hours throughout America and across the world each year. As CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, I see first hand young people serving through AmeriCorps and alongside our national service participants everyday. Global Youth Service Day is a day dedicated to service learning and gives… Read More »

Service by the Numbers: Measuring CNCS Program Impact

Corporation for National and Community Service Service by the Numbers: Measuring CNCS Program Impact The programs of the Corporation for National and Community Service benefit individuals and communities alike How? It’s all in the numbers… Teach for America, an AmeriCorps grantee, improves students’ standardized tests by the equivalent of an additional 2.6 months of learning… Read More »

National Service: Count On Us

[MUSIC] During Times of Crisis Moments of Overwhelming Destruction New Orleans Alabama Iowa Mississippi California Missouri And Unbearable Despair Where There is Undeniable Need Before During and After a Disaster National Service is There. The Need Has Never Been Greater Count on Us. After Hurricane Katrina, 110,000 National Service Participants Served In The Gulf Coast.… Read More »

Healing and Hope, National Service and the Opioid Crisis

the opioid crisis is one of the focus areas of the President’s administration there are 1,800 AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members on the frontlines addressing the opioid crisis through working as recovery coaches they’re working in education they’re working with anti-drug organizations they’re really making a difference I’m really grateful for their service and our… Read More »

John McCain, A Lifetime of Service

Senator John McCain dedicated his life to serving his country. A navy pilot, a prisoner of war in Vietnam, a congressman and Senator who loved his home state of Arizona and twice ran for President of the United States, he never lost his love for his country. “I fell in love with my country when… Read More »

Celebrating 25 Years of National Service

25 years ago bound by a legacy of service we came together to focus on a singular idea that by working together we would harness our skills and talents to make a difference in people’s lives we knew that by investing in a child’s future we would open a world of endless possibility that after… Read More »