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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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Chesapeake Bay Receives $7.4 Million Boost in Habitat Conservation and Restoration Funding

Aliza Worthington
Baltimore Fishbowl | November 13, 2023

Habitats in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are about to receive a significant boost in support and protection, thanks to $7.4 million in new grants from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). Read more on the Baltimore Fishbowl.

National Service Is Good For Business

Thomas Bostick
Forbes | November 12, 2023

Having people skilled in the public arena and then serving in the private sector will help businesses better understand how to work successfully on complex matters that can only be solved when our public and private sectors work together. Read more on Forbes.

Minnesota's New Energy Climate Corps Aims to Diversify Growing Energy Jobs

Kelly Smith
Star Tribune | November 9, 2023 

Minnesota's new Energy Climate Corps will train nearly two dozen AmeriCorps members on clean energy jobs as they make state park buildings more energy-efficient. Read more on the Star Tribune.

SUNY Oneonta Named “School of National Service”

The Daily Star | Nov. 7, 2023

SUNY Oneonta will offer new incentives, including scholarships, enrollment deferrals and application fee waivers, to AmeriCorps alumni applying for the spring 2024 term and beyond. As a “School of National Service,” the university “actively recognizes AmeriCorps alumni for the value of their service,” according to a media release. Read more on The Daily Star.

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