National Service Blog

Take a look inside the world of national service and volunteering to learn how AmeriCorps and Senior Corps improve lives, foster civic engagement, and strengthen communities across the country.


Kurtis Edwards photo collage, serving with AmeriCorps VISTA and traveling between prjoects

Kurtis Edwards: An AmeriCorps VISTA Taking On Poverty and Racial Injustice with the Power of Literacy

Welcome to the Poverty + Racial Injustice Stories Project. Our nation is experiencing an awakening, and for some, an introduction to the injustices... Read More
Wisconsin Corps adapt nature-themed camp to social-distance learning

AmeriCorps Members are Trailblazers in Transitioning Communities to Remote and Distance Learning

All around the country, AmeriCorps members are taking the lead in helping communities transition to online learning.
Chinle Chapter members load water into plane to dispense to community

Pandemic in Navajo Nation has AmeriCorps members adapting to serve community members in need

The COVID-19 pandemic’s disparate impact on communities of color is well-documented. All across the country, Native American communities have been... Read More
collage: Luwi smiling, Luwi with fellow VISTA member, Luwi with sign that says "reduce health care disparities"

Luwi Shamambo: An AmeriCorps VISTA Fighting Poverty and Racial Injustice in Healthcare

Welcome to the Poverty + Racial Injustice Stories Project. Our nation is experiencing an awakening, and for some, an introduction to the injustices... Read More
CNCS grantee being interviewed for Data Driven research and evaluation video

Infusing Data into the Corporation for National and Community Service

We’re living in the age of data. Look around us. From business decisions to shopping lists to even fitness activities, almost everything we do is... Read More
Governor Reynolds served alongside AmeriCorps members, learning about new initiatives in Iowa to address rising food insecurity as a result of COVID-19 and the economic recession.

Iowa Governor Visits AmeriCorps Site Tackling Food Insecurity

Governor Reynolds served alongside AmeriCorps members, learning about new initiatives in Iowa to address rising food insecurity as a result of COVID-... Read More
Chicago skyline and AmeriCorps logo

AmeriCorps Members Helping Illinois Respond to COVID-19

Last week, I visited an AmeriCorps program at Chicago’s Northwestern Settlement. Visiting AmeriCorps members in Illinois is always special for me... Read More
AmeriCorps members serving with the Grenada School District in Mississippi distribute summer meals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 19: COVID-19 AmeriCorps and Senior Corps Story Round-Up

AmeriCorps and Senior Corps continue to get things done for America.
AmeriCorps member sorts food at a food bank

June 11: AmeriCorps and Senior Corps COVID-19 Response

More than 9,400 AmeriCorps and Senior Corps Members Actively Engaged in COVID-19 Emergency Response.
AmeriCorps and Senior Corps member mobilized to support CVOVID-19 relief in Colorado

AmeriCorps & Senior Corps Answer Colorado's Call to Respond to COVID-19

800+ from AmeriCorps NCCC, VISTA Summer Associates, and Senior Corps RSVP will provide temporary surge capacity for contact tracing with support from... Read More
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