MLK Day Chapter Grants
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a key National Day of Service for AmeriCorps Alums, as thenation shines a spotlight on service and the important work alums are committed to 365 days ayear. Projects conducted on MLK Jr. Day of Service provide an excellent opportunity tomobilize Volunteer Leaders and help them learn new skills to impact the community.Throughthe generous support of the Points of Light Institute we are pleased to announce Martin LutherKing Jr. Day of Service mini-grants to our network of AmeriCorps Alums Chapters andPartners for the annual MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 18, 2010.At $250-$500 each, AmeriCorps Alums will fund and support chapters who identify the issues intheir local community that are most urgent…Read more and get the application here.DEADLINE: Friday, November 13, 2009 at 5pm EST.
AmeriCorps Alums Signature Service Event andAdvanced Marketing Leadership Teams#
Throughout the past month, AmeriCorps Alums has started transitioning its branding and strategicdirection to more closely align with the interest areas of our alumni and alumni chapters.Thankfully we have found many talented and passionate alumni interested in helping us grow andimprove! The opportunities offered to our amazing volunteer team members have been a great way for us to tap into your interests. A huge thank you goes out to everyone below for making a hugedifference and showcasing your love of service by volunteering with us! (If you’re interested in gettingmore involved, be sure to contact your local chapter for unlimited possibilities!)
SSE Team: Ian Hadley, Savasiah Gardner, Angie Mescall, Samantha Brody, Nancy Mueller,Desiree Digiovacchino, Amy Throndsen, Eboney Williams, Nate Hayward, Monica Ernst, ChadDriscoll, Mary Parker, Shannon McNameeAML Team:
Bill Knarr, Howard Liebers, Anthony Roberts, Jr., Neal Gorman
Welcome NCCC!The national headquarters of the NationalCivilian Community Corps (NCCC) hascontracted with AmeriCorps Alums tomanage their alumni services. We arethrilled since NCCC alumni continuallyshowcase extreme pride and commitment toservice! Hands on New Orleans wasfounded and is run 100% by alumni, forexample.Highlights in 2010: 1) National AmeriCorpsWeek grants to alumni chapters and NCCCcampuses to do projects and celebrationevents together May 8-15, 2010. 2) NewNCCC national blog and expanded socialmedia sites such as Twitter and Facebook. AFor Sale!AmeriCorps Alums is opening a snazzy newmerchandise line courtesy of Social Imprints, Incout of San Fran, CA. From vintage tees to sleekAmerican Apparel hoodies to baby onsies for our“Ameri-Couples” out there, the new line wouldmake a perfect holiday gift.Estimated sale launch December 1st on