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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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$24 Million in Federal Funding Will Support Washington's AmeriCorps Members

Michael LeCompte
NBC Right Now | Oct. 30, 2023

Serve Washington, the state’s commission on national and community service, has been awarded more than $24 million in federal grant funding to support AmeriCorps members statewide, including in Benton, Franklin and Yakima Counties. Read more at NBC Right Now.

Maryland Launches Nation’s First State-Backed Service Year Program

Erin Cox
The Washington Post | Oct. 27,2023

Inside the University of Maryland’s Armory on Friday, the pep-rally vibe kicked into a higher gear, sending 280 participants into community-centered jobs across the state, roles meant to help them find a career and give back to the state. Read more on The Washington Post.

Bill Clinton Joins Summit in Little Rock Marking AmeriCorps Milestone

Tony Holt 
Arkansas Online | Oct. 27, 2023

On Thursday, former President Bill Clinton, who signed the law 30 years ago that launched AmeriCorps, moderated a panel discussion in Little Rock with a group of AmeriCorps alumni. Read more on Arkansas Online

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

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