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Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 6:52 PM EDT
President Obama joins former President Bill Clinton in celebrating the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, and welcoming some of the national service program's newest members.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 4:20 PM EDT
From our women and men in uniform to our educators to those who administer important government programs, each day millions of Americans give of themselves to ensure the safety, hope and livelihood of their neighbor. Without a doubt, one of the great things about the United States is the way in which the success of each of us is tied to the success of all of us. The AmeriCorps national service program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary today, is a fantastic representation of this.
Posted byon September 11, 2014 at 1:40 PM EDT
Today, millions of people across the country will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 through acts of service. To honor the memories of those we lost, we come together to make our communities better and our world a brighter place through acts of volunteerism.
Posted byon July 16, 2014 at 4:37 PM EDT
As part of the Obama administration’s commitment to create lasting change in Indian Country, we are pleased to announce $3 million in AmeriCorps grants to support Native American communities.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder calls on Americans to get involved in “My Brother’s Keeper” –- the President's initiative that’s bringing together government and private groups to address persistent opportunity gaps and provide young people with the support they need to stay on the right path.
Posted byon May 7, 2014 at 3:13 PM EDT
The Corporation for National and Community Service announces over $205 million in new grants to AmeriCorps programs, which will support over 280 organizations across the country engaged in national service.
Posted byon April 21, 2014 at 4:01 PM EDT
The Serve America Act is the most sweeping expansion of national service in a generation. The bipartisan legislation expands AmeriCorps to historic levels and directs it toward tackling national priorities, investing in social innovation, and making it easier for people of all ages to participate in the ongoing process of national renewal.
Posted byon February 17, 2014 at 8:01 PM EDT
The Governor’s Council on National Service will engage leaders from state agencies, higher education, and the private sector to make recommendations on how to expand national service and volunteer opportunities in Iowa.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 1:01 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to improving the world in which he lived—and challenged the rest of us to do the same. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will honor his legacy as hundreds of thousands of Americans pay tribute by serving their communities.