AmeriCorps Week is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps—from programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands[..]
Mother Theresa once said, “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” One AmeriCorps member in[..]
This year marks the 51st anniversary of International Literacy Day. International Literacy Day celebrates and honors the past five decades of national and[..]
Our Youth Achievement AmeriCorps program has many moving parts. Without Mel Doyle's support, it would be nearly impossible to manage our many host sites,[..]
Youth Achievement AmeriCorps (YAA) members provide support to low-income children and families through early literacy programs, tutoring reading and math,[..]
In 2012, Katelyn Schany served as UWECI's first Youth Achievement AmeriCorps member. Read more about her experience in the program and how it shaped her[..]
Youth Achievement AmeriCorps (YAA) members focus on getting things done in East Central Iowa by strengthening our communities, encouraging responsibility,[..]
On Tuesday, February 28, our Community Building staff joined HACAP and Youth Achievement AmeriCorps for Day on the Hill in Des Moines. They met with[..]
Professor Robert D. Putnam was the keynote speaker for United Way’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 14. His comments set the context and confirmed[..]
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