AmeriCorps Launched

#1 AmeriCorps Launched
Years Served: 
2019

On September 12, 1994, at the White House and simultaneously in locations across the country, 20,000 people joined the first class of AmeriCorps and took the pledge to "Get Things Done for America." By 2016, AmeriCorps marked the milestone of one million members who had served "to make our people safer, smarter, and healthier.”

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