New Statistics on Volunteering & Civic Life with Dr Mary Hyde
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.
ABC 7 Chicago | January 16, 2023
AmeriCorps members serving with City Year Chicago honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service for the 27th year. The members beautified a local school, including the teachers' lounge. Watch the news clip from ABC 7 Chicago.
Ability Magazine | January 4, 2023
Michael D. Smith, CEO of AmeriCorps, met via Zoom with Chet Cooper of ABILITY Magazine to share AmeriCorps' mission and elaborate on Public Health AmeriCorps, a new program developed in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) after the success of the AmeriCorps interventions and outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen on Ability Magazine.
Winston-Salem Journal | December 29, 2022
Last spring, Wake Forest was awarded a grant by AmeriCorps and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as a host site for Public Health AmeriCorps, with the goal of training the next generation of public health leaders. Each participant will complete 900 hours of service at a mobile health clinic where they will gain hands-on experience while supporting the local community. Read more on Winston-Salem Journal.
The NYCHA Journal | December 28, 2022
As part of his visit to New York City on December 9, AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith met with AmeriCorps members serving with Green City Force and NYCHA Health Corps, two NYCHA-partner AmeriCorps programs that work to foster leadership through public service. Read more on The NYCHA Journal.