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Submitted by nicky.campbell on Wed, 12/09/2020 - 15:38

Happening this month

Older Americans Month

Month of May

May is Older Americans Month and with this year’s theme of “Communities of Strength” it is the perfect time to demonstrate how AmeriCorps Seniors contributes to the strength of communities.

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Memorial Day

May 27–31

AmeriCorps has joined forces with the Travis Manion Foundation and its #TheHonorProject initiative to offer surrogate services for families of fallen military who are not able to visit their loved one’s gravesites due to COVID-19.

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Future Events

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National Volunteer Week April 18–24, 2021

Americans observe this week by volunteering in service projects across the country and pledging to make service a part of their daily lives.

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Older Americans Month May 2021

May is Older Americans Month and with this year’s theme of “Communities of Strength” it is the perfect time to demonstrate how AmeriCorps Seniors contributes to the strength of communities.

Read the proclamation

Memorial Day May 27–31, 2021

AmeriCorps has joined forces with the Travis Manion Foundation and its #TheHonorProject initiative to offer surrogate services for families of fallen military who are not able to visit their loved one’s gravesites due to COVID-19.

Find out more

AmeriCorps Research Summit TBD AmeriCorps organizes this convening to provide a space for thinkers and doers across sectors to share research and experience, and build the relationships needed to better infuse evidence into future action.
9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance September 11, 2021

September 11th is Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance. September 11, 2021 is the 20th Anniversary of that tragic day. On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities in tribute to the individuals lost and injured in the attacks, first responders, and the many who have risen in service to defend freedom.

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Veterans Day November 11, 2021

On Veterans Day, we honor those who have served and those who continue to serve our country. Each year, AmeriCorps engages thousands of veterans in service and assist more than 500,000 veterans and military families. Our programs and members are committed to this mission and thank those who have served.

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National Mentoring Month January

Mentorship is as the center of AmeriCorps service, bringing people together to improve lives and strengthen communities.

National Mentoring Month is an annual campaign that aims to recruit volunteer mentors to help America’s youth achieve their full potential. With MENTOR: the National Mentoring Partnership, AmeriCorps is committed to raising awareness and sharing resources that support this important cause. Want to get involved?

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MLK Day of Service January 17, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an official day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. AmeriCorps has been charged with leading this effort for the past quarter century. Find out more

National Service Recognition Day April 2022

On National Service Recognition Day, thousands of local leaders across the country honor AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers by issuing official proclamations and taking to social media in a nationwide show of appreciation.

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