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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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Alternatives to a 4-Year College: What to Know

Cole Claybourn
US News | May 22, 2023

For many high school graduates, pursuing a four-year college degree remains the logical next step before starting a career. But there are plenty of alternatives, which may be a better path for some students. Read more on US News.

Over $1.6 Million to Aid West Virginia AmeriCorps Programs

Christian Meffert
WBOY 12 | May 20, 2023

$1,627,436 in AmeriCorps State and National funding will go to five West Virginia organizations to support AmeriCorps efforts in the state. Read more on WBOY 12.

Public Health Review: Post-Emergency Plans, AmeriCorps Investment

Public Health Review Morning Edition | May 11

The Public Health Review Morning Edition speaks with ASTHO CEO Mike Fraser and Maggie Davis, director of state health policy. The discussion covers public health adopting emergency measures into local statute and policies. The interview expands on systems addressing those continuing to suffer from COVID-19. Public Health AmeriCorps director AJ Pearlman discusses how the program builds up the the public health workforce. Listen at newscast.astho.org

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces New Initiative to Tackle Unsheltered Homelessness

White House Briefing Room | May 18

The Biden-Harris administration announced the launch of an ALL INside initiative to address unsheltered homelessness across the country. The goal aims to reduce homelessness 25 percent by 2025, building a country where every person has a safe and affordable home. Through the initiative, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and 19 federal member agencies, including AmeriCorps, will partner with state and local governments to strengthen and accelerate local efforts to get unsheltered people into homes in six places: Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix Metro, Seattle and the state of California. Read more on Whitehouse.gov

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