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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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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.

How to Volunteer With AmeriCorps Seniors

Rachel Hartman 
U.S. News | June 22, 2022

If you’re looking for ways to give back to your community, you may have heard of AmeriCorps Seniors. This extensive volunteer program has opportunities available for older adults throughout the U.S. You can match your skills with a position that allows you to help others and stay active. Read more on U.S. News.

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