Every American should have the opportunity to serve.
We need to find opportunities to strengthen, not dismantle, programs that help low-income families.
If Congress votes to eliminate AmeriCorps funding, our country’s public lands and waters will suffer. Every year, AmeriCorps
I believe that when Americans – especially young people – have meaningful opportunities to serve their community and country
Another of their colleagues is Gregory Gauthier, Jr. of the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin, who is serving through the College
On October 7th, national service marks a major milestone: the induction of the one-millionth AmeriCorps member. Twenty-two years ago, the first class of AmeriCorps members - 20,000 strong - raised their right hand and "pledged to get things done for America."
Poverty is no longer someone else's problem, and "law and order" alone is not how we secure our nation. Speaking at the memorial
In the wake of the presidential nominating conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia, it is clear we are facing serious fractures
The next President should continue this bipartisan tradition and realize the promise of full-time service by putting AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps, and YouthBuild on a growth trajectory, and incentivizing public agencies, higher education institutions, and nonprofit organizations to create new positions that will enable every young person who wants to serve a year the chance to do so.
A generation this committed to military service, national service and education is not lazy, entitled, narcissistic or anti-intellectual.