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The Impact and Future of AmeriCorps

Past Event

The Impact and Future of AmeriCorps

Chris Shays, Gwen Moore, Paul C. Light, and David Eisner

Since the launch of AmeriCorps in 1994, more than a half million Americans have served in the program and helped support local nonprofits and communities in activities across a range of issues, including education, poverty alleviation and disaster support. On May 13, the Brookings Institution and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) hosted a forum with leading policy and public service experts about the role of AmeriCorps in helping to create future public service leaders. As part of the briefing, CNCS released a new study that evaluates AmeriCorps’ long-term impact on members.

The program featured remarks by U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) and U.S. Rep Chris Shays (R-CT) and a presentation of the new study results by Robert Grimm of CNCS.


Special Guests



Lael Brainard

Member - Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System



Robert Grimm

Director of Research and Policy Development, Corporation for National and Community Service



David Eisner

CEO, Repair the World - Former CEO, Corporation and National and Community Service

Concluding Remarks

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