americorps – The National Center for Social Impact

ACTION ALERT: Your Voice Needed to Save National Service

We've asked you to take a lot of action already this year, but we're facing unprecedented threats: the potential elimination of national service, and huge funding cuts to public lands agencies and other important programs. Just this week the Trump Administration requested that Congress nearly eliminate the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and AmeriCorps in the rest of this fiscal year (FY17), and of course, full [...]

President Trump, Let’s Make A Deal… To Save AmeriCorps

I believe that when Americans – especially young people – have meaningful opportunities to serve their community and country, everyone wins. Driven by this belief, I’ve spent the majority of my life working to create opportunities for such service. This month the White House released its 2018 budget blueprint. As has been widely reported, the new budget proposes a significant increase for military spending, and [...]