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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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Exclusive: New Program Creates "Youth Corps" For Mental Health

Maya Goldman
Axios.com | May 15,2024

Hundreds of young adults will be trained to help their peers access mental health care and other supports in a first-of-its-kind service program aimed at addressing the youth mental health crisis. Read more on Axios.com.

Memphis Org Helps Underserved Students Reach Their Potential

WREG | May 14, 2024

City Year is a member of the National Americorps Network with a site in Memphis. The organization helps students in underserved students reach their full potential. Read more on WREG.

Americorps: Developing the Next Generation of Public Health Workers| Talk of Alabama | 5.7

WBMA | May 7, 2024 
 

AmeriCorps CEO Michael Smith joins Talk of Alabama to discuss Public Health AmeriCorps. Watch here.

 

AIC Seniors Preparing for Saturday’s Commencement Ceremony

Regan Stoddard
WesternMass News | May 6, 2024

It’s college graduation season and, locally, there are ceremonies happening this coming weekend. College graduation is one day out of the year for students, but can be months of preparation for faculty and staff. Read more on WesternMass News.

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