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Serve America Act—5 Years Later

By Anastasia Romanova, Program Specialist, NACHC-Community HealthCorps®

Five years ago, Senators Edward Kennedy (MA) and Orrin Hatch (UT) brought a compelling concept of expanding opportunities for Americans to serve their country through national service programs into realization with the… 417 more words


2014 - 2015 AmeriCorps Request for Proposals

Volunteer West Virginia, The State’s Commission for National and Community Service is pleased to announce it is accepting concept papers for 2014-2015 AmeriCorps State Planning Grants. 32 more words


Why Paychecks Don’t Mean Anything (And I’m Not Just Saying That Because I Don’t Get One)

That’s right people. I work 8:30- 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, sometimes Saturdays. I work a minimum of 40 hours a week. Sounds normal right? Wrong because, at the end of the two week pay period, I do not receive a paycheck. 552 more words

New publication features innovative AmeriCorps and volunteer programs in 21 states

The 2014 edition of Transforming Communities through Service: A Collection of the Most Innovative AmeriCorps State and Volunteer Generation Fund Programs in the United States… 319 more words


I'm (almost) Back!

I decided to open this post with a deep felt apology. It was rude of me to disappear for over a year and leave my poor blog here to gather dust. 767 more words


SOLA's First Annual Disaster Drill

In recognition of Global Youth Service Day and in preparation for the 2014 Hurricane Season, The South Louisiana Region Red Cross held a day-long disaster drill. 86 more words


Meet AmeriCorps*VISTA Member Kelsey Leach, Helping Kids Reach their Potential in Chula Vista

My name is Kelsey Leach and I am an AmeriCorps*VISTA member with Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood at South Bay Community Services, a program that works to strengthen the academic progression of students at Castle Park Elementary. 558 more words