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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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Inspired to dream, inspired to give: Michael Smith, now leading AmeriCorps, reflects on childhood in Springfield

Elizabeth Román
MassLive.com | March 13, 2022

Growing up in the McKnight neighborhood, a young Black man raised by teen parents, Michael D. Smith didn’t have much money or access to opportunities. Smith, appointed by President Joe Biden to lead AmeriCorps, reflected on the lessons he learned at the Boys & Girls Club Family Center on Acorn Street and from his community. Read more on masslive.com.

Capito, Manchin Announce 5 New AmeriCorps Projects in West Virginia

VWNews | March 11, 2022

Five new AmeriCorps NCCC have been deployed to towns across West Virginia to aid in a variety of local projects including tax preparation, river cleanup, and infrastructure upgrades. Read more on vwnews.com.

CEOs You Should Know: Michael D. Smith

iHeart Media | Feb. 11, 2022

Michael D. Smith, AmeriCorps CEO, joins iHeartMedia talk to CEOs about their organizations and what they provide to the community. Listen on iHeartMedia.

Investing in public health as a public service

Harvard Public Health Magazine | Feb. 9, 2022

A new collaboration between AmeriCorps and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aims to provide short-term relief in hard-hit areas and to open new pathways toward public health careers. Read more in Harvard Public Health Magazine.

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