New Statistics on Volunteering & Civic Life with Dr Mary Hyde
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rep. Panetta | Aug. 10, 2023
United States Representative Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) secured a $90,360 grant from AmeriCorps to support San Jose Public Libraries’ efforts to expand college and career pathways, close the digital divide, and promote literacy. Read more on Rep. Panetta.