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Submitted by mbrodbeck on Mon, 06/26/2023 - 10:18

AmeriCorps is Not a Moment. It's a Movement.

Three decades ago, more than 20,000 Americans raised their right hands and pledged to get things done for America. These members helped more than 1,000 communities nationwide during their first year of service. Since then, more than 1.25 million Americans and hundreds of thousands more AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers of all backgrounds have followed in their footsteps, providing billions of hours of results-driven service across each of the 50 states and US territories.

In times of tragedy and triumph, when America calls, AmeriCorps answers. Whether it’s AmeriCorps members stepping forward to help after 9/11, aiding in recovery from disasters like Hurricane Katrina over the course of decades, or pivoting to address the urgent needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic, AmeriCorps knows how to get things done for America and has been turning moments of impact into a national service movement throughout the years.

Read President Biden’s anniversary message to AmeriCorps

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Join the Celebration

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Share Stories

Share the stories of AmeriCorps – successes, and impact they had on the individuals and communities they helped.

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Celebrate Milestone Moments

Help AmeriCorps celebrate milestone moments that helped change trajectories for what is possible.

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Brand Your Events

Brand your induction and graduation ceremonies, and other events as part of the 30th anniversary celebration.


The 30th anniversary is the perfect moment to share how national service has changed lives across America.

Follow AmeriCorps

Stay up to date on the latest on social media. Be sure to tag @AmeriCorps when you post and use the hashtag #AmeriCorps30.

30th Anniversary Toolkit

Spread the word! Find video, photos, social media, communications templates, and more. Look for new additions throughout the year.

Access the Toolkit

Honor the Anniversary

Join our upcoming events celebrating three decades of national service and watch highlights from past events.

Join Us

Register Your Event

Planning a swearing-in event, a “day of service” project or anything in between? AmeriCorps can help amplify your story.

Submit Your Event Details

AmeriCorps Transforms Lives

Find Inspiration from AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers.

Stories of National Service


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"My decision to join AmeriCorps also stemmed from knowing that this was an opportunity to get out of my comfort zone and challenge myself. For 18 years, I had never lived outside my home state of Kentucky. I thought AmeriCorps would be a unique experience to meet new people, travel, and serve my country. And it was."

Wonder what national service looked like nearly 30 years ago? Find out from Rob, an alum who served in the very first class of AmeriCorps after graduating high school.

Read Rob's Story


Have a Story to Share? 

Every AmeriCorps experience tells a story. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers represent the best of America, tirelessly serving people and communities across the country. AmeriCorps programs are doing amazing work across the nation, and we want to share that on a national scale. Share your story and help us raise awareness about the positive impact our programs, volunteers, and members have on their communities

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