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Public Health AmeriCorps is here!

CDC rolls out plan to boost public health workforce

Sarah Owermohle and Krista Mahr
Politico | April 6, 2022

CDC Director, Rochelle Walensky, announced a tranche of grants aimed at building up the U.S. public health workforce through an initiative called Public Health AmeriCorps. The partnership between the CDC and AmeriCorps will fund up to 5,000 positions over the next five years, bolstering an under-resourced workforce.

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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.

Volunteer for Impact, w/AmeriCorps’ Michael Smith, Live at the Social Innovation Summit

Masters of Scale | July 5, 2022

Volunteering and service are muscles that can close America’s divides and push social change. Speaking live at the 2022 Social Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C., AmeriCorps’ new CEO, Michael Smith, shares a vision for healing sociopolitical divides through partnerships and on-the-ground experiences. Listen to the podcast on Masters of Scale.

Meet the New CEO of AmeriCorps

Tom Temin 
Federal News Network | June 23, 2022

At the end of last year, AmeriCorps got an energetic new CEO when the Senate confirmed Michael Smith, who joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about it. Listen to the interview on Federal News Network.

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