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Grammy Award-Winning Poet J. Ivy Helps Launch ServiceWorks, a 10-City Initiative to Help 25,000 Underserved Young Adults Develop Skills for College, Careers

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Thursday, July 31, 2014 (All day)
Funded by a $10 million grant from the Citi Foundation, ServiceWorks will engage 225 AmeriCorps members over three years to help 25,000 underserved young adults (men and women) in 10 cities develop the skills they need to prepare for college and careers. It will be the nation’s largest corporate-sponsored AmeriCorps VISTA program and will build a large-scale volunteer response to the crisis of low college and career readiness.

A Billion + Change: America's Businesses Step Up

Imagine what would happen if the marketing experts behind your favorite Super Bowl ad developed a campaign to help a nonprofit recruit volunteers or raise awareness of an important national issue. Or if the engineers at a leading technology company volunteered as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) tutors at a local school.

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