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Topic - Americorps
AmeriCorps is a U.S. federal government program that was created under President Bill Clinton by the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993 and later expanded by 50 percent under President George W. Bush. The work done by these groups ranges from public education to environmental clean-up. - Source: Wikipedia
The Obama administration announced a program late last week that would provide attorneys for the young illegal immigrant children crossing in waves over the U.S.-Mexico border, saying they want to make sure the unaccompanied minors are getting fair legal representation.
Illinois is set to receive millions in federal grant money for volunteer educational programs throughout the state.
Kentucky is receiving nearly $5 million in service grants to help groups that teach and tutor children, provide drug resistance education, help victims of domestic violence and address homelessness.
Washington state is receiving $15.5 million for AmeriCorps programs that will add more than 1,100 volunteers to the state.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says 110 AmeriCorps members will serve with over 75 organizations in the state.
Lindsey Kirksey lived in the back room of his aging home. Down and out, his roof was falling in, the plumbing needed work and the walls, repaired.
AmeriCorps is looking for 500 mentors and community coordinators for a summer program that helps 3,000 West Virginia children maintain and improve reading skills.
About 2 ½ years ago, Kris Harmelink was on track to attend the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
At a White House ceremony Monday, President Obama announced a Task Force on Expanding National Service.