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The Middle with Jeremy Hobson

Do you feel a call to serve your country?

The Middle with Jeremy Hobson | March 29, 2024

This episode of The Middle asks: do you feel a call to serve your country? Host Jeremy Hobson is joined by AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith and Major General (Ret.) Linda Singh.

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Time and Talent to Spare? Consider Volunteering

Rosie Wolf Williams 
Next Avenue | July 28, 2022

For community organizations, older Americans provide consistent support and are trusted by members of the community. At the same time, a growing body of research suggests that volunteering adds more years to their lives. Read more on Next Avenue. 

Board Member Confirmation: Chicago Nonprofit Leader Leslie Bluhm

Shia Kapos
Politico | July 22, 2022

Chicago nonprofit leader Leslie Bluhm received U.S. Senate approval to serve on the board of directors of AmeriCorps. Bluhm has been focused on volunteerism for 30 years, having founded and served as president of Chicago Cares. Read more on Politico.

It Is Time to Rethink Student Supports in Schools

Jin-Soo Huh
EdSurge | July 13, 2022

The Biden-Harris Administration launched the National Partnership for Student Success to help students emerge from the pandemic and thrive. This three-year initiative brings together a coalition of more than 70 education, service and youth-development organizations to recruit, train and support an additional 250,000 adults. Read more on EdSurge.

U.S. seeks 250,000 mentors, tutors to address pandemic learning loss

Jeff Mason
Reuters | July 5, 2022

The Biden administration launches a new effort led by AmeriCorps and the Department of Education along with other service organizations to recruit 250,000 mentors and tutors to help students who have fallen back in their learning during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more on Reuters.

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