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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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'Aber-clam Lincoln', a 214-year-old Clam Born Same Year as Abraham Lincoln, Found In Florida

James Call 
USA Today | March 3, 2023

Aber-clam Lincoln, a quahog clam believed to be 214 years old, was released into the Gulf of Mexico last week. Blaine, an AmeriCorps member, dug up the 2-century-old mollusk at Florida's Alligator Point, while collecting shellfish to make chowder. Read more on USAToday.

SD Among Top States for Volunteer Work

Mike Moen
Public News Service | January 30, 2023

South Dakota is among the top 10 states for formal volunteering according to AmeriCorps and the Census Bureau's Volunteering and Civic Life in America research. Read more from Public News Service.

Volunteerism Falls But Stays Strong Amidst Height of Pandemic in CT, US

Connecticut by the Numbers | January 30, 2023

Connecticut's formal volunteers contributed 50.1 million hours of service through organizations according to Volunteering and Civic Life in America research conducted by AmeriCorps and US Census Bureau. Read more from Connecticut by the Numbers.

American Volunteering Trends

ABC 7 | January 26, 2023

New data analysis shows Americans continued to volunteer and take action in their communities despite being in the middle of a global pandemic. Watch more on ABC 7.

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