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Director of Research and Evaluation Mary Hyde

New Statistics on Volunteering & Civic Life with Dr Mary Hyde

Tobi Johnson
Volunteer Nation | March 9, 2023 

Dr. Mary Hyde, AmeriCorps director of research and evaluation, shares fascinating results from the most recent Volunteer Engagement and Civic Life census supplement. These results shine a light on both the enduring spirit of volunteerism in America – even during the height of the pandemic – and what the data can tell us about future trends in formal and informal volunteering.  

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AmeriCorps to Increase Investment in Rural Alaska, with Tribes

Claire Stremple
Alaska Beacon | Aug. 29, 2023

On a visit to Alaska last week, the leader of the national community service agency AmeriCorps said the group plans to increase its investment in the state. Read more on Alaska Beacon

Biden-⁠Harris Administration Highlights Efforts to Support K-12 Education as Students go Back-to-School

The White House | Aug. 28, 2023

The President and First Lady will mark the start of the school year by visiting students at Eliot-Hine Middle School in Washington, D.C. When President Biden took office, less than half of K-12 students were going to school in person. Read more on The White House

Dane, Columbia Co. Programs Receive $3.3 Million in AmeriCorps Funding

Lila Szyryj
WMTV | Aug. 28, 2023

Twenty-seven programs across the state of Wisconsin will receive funding from AmeriCorps – six of those programs exclusively serve Dane and Columbia County. Read more on WMTV.

Worried About Climate Change? You Can Make a Difference — Here’s How

Abigail Siatkowski
LA Times | Aug. 27, 2023

For many of us, the specter of climate change can feel overwhelming. The issues are multifaceted, making it difficult to know what changes need to be made and how we can help. Read more on LA Times

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