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  • CNCS Statement on Recent Leadership Changes January 20, 2018
    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.
  • MLK Day Empowers Citizens to Strengthen the Nation through Service January 15, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 15, 2018 (All day)On Monday, January 15, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and Senior Corps and the nation’s volunteering efforts, will lead thousands of organizations around the country to make it “a day on, not a day off” in honor of the annual Dr. […]
  • 500 Organizations Pledge Commitment to Hiring AmeriCorps and Peace Corps Alumni December 6, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that leads AmeriCorps, and the Peace Corps celebrated a major milestone for their joint Employers of National Service initiative, reaching more than 500 public and private-sector companies that have made a commitment to hi […]
  • AmeriCorps Makes Higher Education More Accessible and Affordable November 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 16, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has released new data showing the total amount higher education and loan-holding institutions have received in Segal AmeriCorps Education Award payments since the program’s inception in 1994. A full list of payment amounts to these AmeriSchoo […]
  • Veterans Demonstrate Greatness of Nation through Service in AmeriCorps and Senior Corps November 9, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 9, 2017 (All day)This Veterans Day, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will honor all veterans, including those veterans who serve through its AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs, as well as national service members who support veterans and military families.
  • National Service Agency Awards $3.7 Million to Strengthen Civic Engagement and Expand Volunteerism October 27, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 27, 2017 (All day)Funding supports 15 grants to State Service Commissions boosting the impact of volunteers to tackle local issues
  • AmeriCorps Deploys Additional Teams to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands; Activates in Response to California Wildfires October 13, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 13, 2017 (All day)As part of the federal government’s ongoing recovery efforts, the Corporation for the National and Community Service (CNCS), the agency for service and volunteering, sent nearly 30 additional AmeriCorps members to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to support Hurricane Maria recovery efforts. Thes […]
  • AmeriCorps Members from All 50 States Respond to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria September 29, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 29, 2017 (All day)AmeriCorps members from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, have deployed to areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Led by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), they make up the more than […]