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2014-09-29 08:26:48

High volunteerism rates are associated with lower rates of disconnected youth and also lower rates of income inequality across all 50 states and Washington, D.C. BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by Opportunity Nation, with support from the Citi Foundation, provides fresh and compelling evidence that certain types of civic engagement predict positive outcomes for at-risk and low income youth and the economic health of states. "Connecting Youth and...

2014-09-10 16:29:46

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Solutions Global, Inc., a leading provider of performance management software for human service organizations, and Points of Light, one of the world's leading organizations dedicated to volunteer service, today announced the selection of Efforts to Outcomes (ETO®) software to support outcomes data collection, analysis and reporting for its ServiceWorks program. ServiceWorks, powered by AmeriCorps, the Citi Foundation and Points of...

2014-08-20 08:33:35

LANDOVER, Md. and ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), announced it has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Alumni Association members with scholarships to four graduate school programs enabled by 2U. This unique partnership helps make top-tier, graduate-level education more affordable to a large group of alumni of the global nonprofit housing organization. 2U will make scholarships of $10,000 available to eligible...

2014-04-21 23:10:13

Eleven Graduate and Undergraduate students in the Computer Sciences Department at the University of Washington, supprted by Professor Bill Erdly, shared their most recent work on their project to develop tools for vision problems that can be efficiently used by educators. Helen Spencer, Yakima-area Americorps director, and Katie Johnson, author of Red Flags for Primary Teachers, were their guests and audience for this progress report. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Four graduate...

2013-11-09 23:03:31

NOAHH and Second Harvest teach healthy cooking. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank Greater New Orleans and Acadiana to host a six week cooking course for New Orleans Habitat Partner Families and AmeriCorps families called Cooking Matters for Adults between October 26 and December 7 at the NOAHH Model Home in the Upper Ninth Ward. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m....

2013-07-22 23:23:40

Warrior Gateway, a national military nonprofit, is partnering with the American Legion Auxiliary and Volunteers of America to bring an AmeriCorps VISTA aboard the Warrior Gateway team for one year of national service to veterans, servicemembers and their families beginning today, July 22, 2013. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Today, Allison Hesketh, a native of New Hampshire, begins a year of national service through the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Call to Service Corps AmeriCorps Volunteers in...

2013-07-19 23:04:16

IT network equipment re-seller and managed IT service provider Baynetwork, Inc. works closely with Hands On Tech Silicon Valley to help people in need. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Nonprofit organizations in Silicon Valley are furthering their missions by getting superior technical expertise through the combined help of Hands On Tech Silicon Valley and Baynetwork, Inc. Hands On Tech first approached Baynetwork, Inc. asking of the teams interest in helping the Community Technology...


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