FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 (All day)Spencer and Ward were joined by General (Ret.) Stanley A. McChrystal, the former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, in thanking the graduates for their service to country.
After completing training in March 2013, FEMA Corps members deployed across the United States to provide both immediate response and long-term recovery support in emergency management. They supported communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, the tornado in Moore, Okla., flooding in Colorado and Illinois, and more. When not assigned to immediate disaster response, the teams served FEMA in locations across the country assisting with longer-term recovery operations.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 18, 2013 (All day)City of Philadelphia officials were joined by William C. Basl, National Director of AmeriCorps for the Corporation for National and Community Service, and State leaders to announce the launch of PowerCorpsPHL. This innovative new AmeriCorps program is designed to achieve environmental stewardship goals shared by Mayor Nutter and Governor Corbett, and to enhance the City of Philadelphia’s youth workforce development and violence prevention strategies.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 15, 2013 (All day)
Mayors across the country will participate in a national day of recognition on April 1 to highlight the impact of national service in their cities and thank individuals who serve, Mayor Christopher B. Coleman, of St. Paul, Minn. and incoming President of the National League of Cities, announced today.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 8, 2013 (All day)As the nation commemorates the service and sacrifice of veterans, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) pays tribute to the generations of men and women who have bravely served our country in uniform and have continued their leadership here at home.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 4, 2013 (All day)Gov. Rick Snyder and Mayor Dave Bing today announced the launch and expansion of an innovative crime reduction model in the city of Detroit: the AmeriCorps Governor & Mayor Initiative Urban Safety Corps Program.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 26, 2013 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has deployed more than 470 AmeriCorps and Senior Corps participants to areas devastated by massive flooding in Colorado. Three CNCS programs –AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps, and Senior Corps RSVP – are involved in the effort.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced $39.9 million in continuation funding for 10 current Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grantees, strengthening the agency’s investment in local nonprofits that are best positioned to transform lives and communities. These funds allow recipients to meet and exceed program goals, expand reach, and execute rigorous evaluation models.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 20, 2013 (All day)Twenty years after the signing of the legislation creating AmeriCorps, nearly 1,000 supporters and alumni gathered today to recognize the transforming impact the national service program has had on communities and the lives of those who have served.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced that hundreds of thousands of Americans are participating in service activities to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary on the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, paying tribute to and honoring the victims and heroes of that day.