President Trump’s Budget Proposes Elimination of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps


The White House just submitted their budget proposal for fiscal year 2019. As in last year’s proposed budget, it recommends the shutdown of the federal agency that administers national service programs, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and elimination of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. These steps would end the country’s 80-year investment in national … Continue reading President Trump’s Budget Proposes Elimination of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps

Why AmeriCorps Works


It’s AmeriCorps week, a time for celebration. But with new scrutiny on the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) – the agency that runs the AmeriCorps program – champions for national service are worried. According to a recent New York Times article, CNCS is under consideration for elimination, a cost-saving measure, despite making up … Continue reading Why AmeriCorps Works