Every day, Ohioans are making extraordinary contributions to the communities where they live, work, and play. Learn more about the impact AmeriCorps members and volunteers have on the communities they serve, stay current on service and volunteerism trends, and be the first to know about upcoming funding opportunities, events, and special initiatives.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And this month, across the state, there are several ways to engage with the community, including domestic violence education campaigns, outreach events, and memorial activities. We're also proud to partner with the Ohio Domestic Violence Network this year to launch a new AmeriCorps initiative, the Financial Freedom Corps. Learn more!
During this time of crisis, the most important thing we can do is stay home, practice social distancing and of course, wash our hands. Everyone is experiencing this pandemic differently and it is difficult for all of us; but some members of our communities are especially vulnerable and in need of help. With the chaos and disruption caused by the pandemic, it’s easy to feel isolated and powerless. But the truth is we all have the power and ability to help others in our community who are struggling. Here are 4 ways you can help.
As we ring in the New Year, it is a great time to reflect on our work and all the amazing accomplishments in service and volunteerism we saw in our state over the past twelve months. Read more for just a few highlights of our work this year.
On the fence about attending the 2019 Ohio Conference on Service & Volunteerism on October 23rd? Here are 5 reasons why you should register today.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion creates stronger communities. When everyone has a seat - and a voice - at the table, we can find solutions to address our most pressing problems and have a positive impact on the entire community. AmeriCorps members have a unique opportunity to be community conveners and help to ensure that everyone they serve has a voice that is heard.