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a class project at Paw Paw Middle School

An 8th grader works on a class project at Paw Paw Middle School on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, in Paw Paw, Michigan. An AP-NORC/MTV poll found that nearly half of U.S. teens said the pandemic has made it harder to be happy and maintain their mental health. (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)

Gen Z put mental health on the map. Let them lead in solving the crisis.

Michael D. Smith | May 23, 2024

We are facing a youth mental health crisis, with one in three high school students reporting persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness. Together with Pinterest and the Schultz Family Foundation, AmeriCorps launched Youth Mental Health Corps to address this crisis head-on.

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National Service Agency AmeriCorps Ready to Help

Dennis Romero
NBC | Aug. 15, 2023

AmeriCorps, the national service agency established under President Bill Clinton, said it's prepared to supplement the wildfires response in Maui and help rebuild infrastructure, businesses and homes. Read more on NBC

Washburn University Among Entities Receiving $820K+ for Anti-Poverty Projects

Sarah Motter
WIBW | Aug. 14, 2023

Washburn University and other agencies across the state have been awarded a total of more than $820,000 to support new anti-poverty projects. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced on Monday, Aug. 14, that a total of $821,129 has been sent from AmeriCorps to three Kansas organizations to support new projects. AmeriCorps is a service for volunteering. Read more on WIBW.

Launch of California Teacher Recruitment Coalition to Happen in Sacramento

CBS Bay Area | Aug. 12, 2023

A summit about recruiting teachers in California and the launch of a recruiting coalition will occur Monday in Sacramento with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, Thurmond's office said Friday. Read more on CBS Bay Area

Tampa Opens Cooling Centers Amid Excessive Heat

Nathaniel Rodriguez
WFLA | Aug. 11, 2023

The city of Tampa has opened several cooling centers to help residents keep cool amid the excessive heat through the weekend. Read more on WFLA

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