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  • 2020 Michigan's AmeriCorps Member Celebration

    More than 600 Michigan's AmeriCorps State, VISTA, and National members came together virtually on November 19, 2020 for a day of training, networking, and recognition. The event, hosted by the Michigan Community Service Commission, helped prepare AmeriCorps members for their year of service and celebrated the courage of their commitment.

  • Funds Available For New and Recompeting Michigan's AmeriCorps Programs

    Federal funds are available to support new and recompeting Michigan's AmeriCorps programs to start in the fall of 2021 for a 12-month program cycle.

Member/Site Supervisors of the Month

  • Tequila Duncan Michigan's AmeriCorps Member of the Month

    October 2020: Tequila Duncan, a YouthWork AmeriCorps member completing her fourth and final term in the program this fall, is a testament to the positive impact service can have not just on those being served but by those that are serving as well. 

  • MI AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month - February 2021: Jessica Price, 4-H STEAM Corps Michigan's AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month

    FEBRUARY 2021: As the Luce County 4-H Program Coordinator, Jessica Price provides leadership for county-based 4-H youth programs, its volunteers, and youth participants. She also serves as an AmeriCorps Site Supervisor for 4-H STEAM Corps, an AmeriCorps program that places members in counties across the state to provide hands-on, educational programs in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) for local youth. 

  • MI AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month - February 2021: Irma Lopez, FoodCorps Michigan's AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month

    FEBRUARY 2021: Muskegon Public School students that are facing housing insecurity can always count on Ms. Lopez to be there to help them. She genuinely cares about ensuring that all students have access to impactful educational opportunities and caring adults who act as teachers and role models. In addition to her primary role, Ms. Lopez also serves as the AmeriCorps site supervisor for Muskegon’s FoodCorps service members.

AmeriCorps Alums/Alum of the Month

  • MI AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight - February 2021: Arrice Bryant, City Year Detroit Michigan's AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight

    FEBRUARY 2021: Arrice Bryant grew up in Detroit and has committed her life to making a positive impact in her hometown. She served as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Detroit in 2015-16 at Noble Elementary-Middle School. After her service with City Year, Arrice was accepted into the University of Michigan Medical School with a full-tuition scholarship. “City Year was a very formative year for me - it has given me lifelong friends and helped to confirm my desire to practice medicine in the City of Detroit after I finish my residency.”

     

  • AmeriCorps Alums logo AmeriCorps Alums Calling all friends of AmeriCorps! Join AmeriCorps alums, current AmeriCorps members, and champions of service in the AmeriCorps Alums network. Registration is free and entitles you to many benefits, including career search assistance, discounts, and networking opportunities.