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Dr. Bernice King and Michael D. Smith Exclusive: Together We Serve, On MLK Day Of Service And Beyond

Opinion by Michael D. Smith and Dr. Bernice King
Blavity News | Jan. 14

As you consider how you will focus your time and efforts in this new year, we urge you to pledge to volunteer and give back to your community through 2022. 

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New Report Illuminates How Local Governments are Leveraging AmeriCorps, Service Year Programs as Key Strategy to Tackle Emerging Needs

America's Service Commissions | Jan. 26, 2022

Governors, state legislators, and municipal leaders are leveraging, incentivizing, maximizing, and expanding AmeriCorps and national service in their states to meet critical community needs while also attracting and retaining talent. Read more on ASC.

Marymount Alumnus Michael D. Smith Confirmed as New CEO of AmeriCorps

Jasmine Pelaez
Marymount University | Jan. 25, 2022

“Going forward, AmeriCorps will continue to focus on harnessing the power of service to ensure we build back better,” Smith said. “As MU Saints know, volunteers get as much out of service as those that are being served.” Read more from Marymount University.

The power of the village

By Naomi Harris
Open Campus | Jan. 19, 2022

[Smith] talked with me about his new role and how he wants to use it to help close equity gaps. Read more on Open Campus.

New CEO of AmeriCorps takes control

By Nordea Lewis
WDVM | Jan. 17, 2022

The Biden Administration recently chose a new CEO to run the organization in hopes of bringing more equity to our nation. Read more on WDVM.

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