AmeriCorps Members Deploy to Hawaii for Disaster Response
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AmeriCorps Members Deploy to Hawaii for Disaster Response

Three FEMA Corps teams will work with survivors of the recent volcanic eruption and earthquakes WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three teams of AmeriCorps members have been deployed to Hawaii to join assistance efforts for survivors of the recent Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes in Hilo, Hawaii. The 20 young people, all …

AmeriCorps Members to Depart for New Hawaii Disaster Deployment
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AmeriCorps Members to Depart for New Hawaii Disaster Deployment

FEMA Corps teams will support Hawaii residents impacted by the recent volcanic eruption VICKSBURG, MISS.  – On Saturday, June 16, three teams of AmeriCorps members will depart for Hawaii, where they will join assistance efforts for survivors of the recent Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes. The teams will depart from …

Senior Corps Week Celebrates Senior Volunteers
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Senior Corps Week Celebrates Senior Volunteers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, April 30, 2018 (All day) The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that oversees Senior Corps, will celebrate the valuable contributions made by older volunteers during the eighth annual Senior Corps Week, taking place April 29 – May 5 during Older Americans …

Statement on Former First Lady Barbara Bush from Barbara Stewart, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service
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Statement on Former First Lady Barbara Bush from Barbara Stewart, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 (All day) Barbara Stewart, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, issued the following statement on the passing of former First Lady, Barbara Bush.

Statement by Chester Spellman, Director of AmeriCorps, on the Passing of Jennifer Riordan
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Statement by Chester Spellman, Director of AmeriCorps, on the Passing of Jennifer Riordan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 (All day) Chester Spellamn, Director of AmeriCorps, issued the following statement mourning the loss of Jennifer Riordan of the New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism.

Written Testimony of Barbara Stewart Chief Executive Officer, Corporation for National and Community Service Before the Committee on Education and the Workforce
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Written Testimony of Barbara Stewart Chief Executive Officer, Corporation for National and Community Service Before the Committee on Education and the Workforce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, April 17, 2018 (All day) Below is the written testimony of Chief Executive Officer Barbara Stewart on the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) commitment to accountability and responsible stewardship of taxpayer dollars as submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and …

5,200 Mayors Recognize AmeriCorps and Senior Corps
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5,200 Mayors Recognize AmeriCorps and Senior Corps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (All day) More than 5,200 mayors, county officials, and tribal leaders will participate in a nationwide effort to recognize the impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps during the sixth-annual National Service Recognition Day. Together, these elected officials represent 216 million Americans, or two-thirds …

5,200 Local Leaders Recognize AmeriCorps and Senior Corps
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5,200 Local Leaders Recognize AmeriCorps and Senior Corps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (All day) More than 5,200 mayors, county officials, and tribal leaders will participate in a nationwide effort to recognize the impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps during the sixth-annual National Service Recognition Day. Together, these elected officials represent 216 million Americans, or two-thirds …

AmeriCorps Week 2018 Honors the Millions of Americans who Pledged to “Get Things Done”
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AmeriCorps Week 2018 Honors the Millions of Americans who Pledged to “Get Things Done”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, March 14, 2018 (All day) This week, thousands of Americans across the country will participate in AmeriCorps Week, celebrating the contributions of the more than 1 million AmeriCorps members and alumni who have pledged to “get things done” for America. The weeklong celebration also spotlights the …

CEO Stewart First Day Remarks to Staff
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CEO Stewart First Day Remarks to Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (All day) CEO Barbara Stewart delivers her first speech at Corporation for National and Community Service headquarters in Washington, DC on February 20, 2018.

Barbara Stewart Begins Tenure as CEO at Federal Volunteer Agency Home to AmeriCorps and Senior Corps
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Barbara Stewart Begins Tenure as CEO at Federal Volunteer Agency Home to AmeriCorps and Senior Corps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (All day) Barbara Stewart set a tone of stability and optimism on her first day as CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for service and volunteering programs. Stewart was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on …

AmeriCorps Continues Response in Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Florida
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AmeriCorps Continues Response in Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, February 2, 2018 (All day) Continuing recovery efforts in areas impacted by 2017 disasters, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for service and volunteering, began the New Year deploying more than 450 AmeriCorps members to areas impacted, including the U.S. Virgin …

CNCS Statement on Recent Leadership Changes
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CNCS Statement on Recent Leadership Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, January 19, 2018 (All day) The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) issued the following statement regarding recent leadership changes. Please attribute to CNCS spokesperson Samantha Jo Warfield.