AmeriCorps volunteers are working every day to reduce crime and revive inner cities. They work with governors, mayors, police departments, and members of the community to bring about change.
In Detroit, AmeriCorps engages the community in boarding up abandoned houses, creating safe routes to schools, expanding neighborhood watches and more to reduce crime in Detroit https://www.nationalservice......
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and leading experts on issues of poverty in the U.S. kicked off the 50th anniversary of AmeriCorps VISTA with the first-ever National Solutions Summit. This half-day event focused on the program’s accomplishments and featured innovative ways AmeriCorps VISTA members have and continue to fight poverty.