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Posted byon March 14, 2012 at 3:17 PM EST
For Bizunesh Scott, Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel, the AmeriCorps program offered hope in a time of economic and personal struggle and prepared her for leadership through a full-time nonprofit apprenticeship and rigorous leadership training.
Posted byon March 13, 2012 at 6:02 PM EST
Rhonda Ulmer, an AmeriCorps alum, created University for Parents to provide parents with the family education and mentoring needed to improve student success.
Posted byon March 12, 2012 at 4:02 PM EST
Since its founding, more than 706,000 men and women have joined AmeriCorps and pledged to “get things done for America.” The selfless and caring citizens that join AmeriCorps confirm the adage that tomorrow can be better than today if we each extend a helping hand to our neighbors.
The President’s Budget and Charitable Contributions: Driving Revenue and Demonstrating Fairness to Benefit AmericaPosted byon February 16, 2012 at 4:40 PM EST
The President's budget calls for fundamental tax reforms that recognizes the importance of tax incentives for charity.
Posted byon February 1, 2012 at 1:05 PM EST
Eight months after one of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history touched down in Joplin, Missouri, the Obama Administration remains committed to supporting the town's long-term recovery.
Posted byon January 16, 2012 at 3:40 PM EST
Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, reminds us that the best way to live up Dr. Martin Luther King's definition of greatness is by serving.
Posted byon June 16, 2011 at 1:01 PM EST
Marta Urquilla, Senior Policy Advisor to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, reflects on this week's Champions of Change and the extraordinary impact they are having in communities, in schools, and in the workplace.
Posted byon May 4, 2011 at 1:32 PM EST
Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, shares inspiring stories from CNCS' disaster recovery efforts in Mississippi.
Posted byon April 26, 2011 at 7:28 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden and Secretary Arne Duncan congratulated 120 community colleges that – due to exceptional student outcomes – were selected by the Aspen Institute to compete for the inaugural $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
Posted byon April 26, 2011 at 11:41 AM EST
Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, shares the story of an innovative community organization in Sommerville, MA that is greening the community by education and engaging youth.