Question: What is AmeriCorps?
AmeriCorps is a national service program that engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds in intensive service to address education, poverty, health, disaster relief, and other critical issues.
• AmeriCorps members last year mobilized 3.4 million community volunteers.
• Educated, mentored or served more than 3.5 million disadvantaged youth nationally.
• Since the program’s inception in 1994, more than 800,000 volunteers have provided more than 1.8 billion hours of service to their communities and country.