AmeriCorps Celebrates 20 Years!
Happy 20th Anniversary, AmeriCorps!
On September 12th, 2014, the White House held a 20th Anniversary Celebration and swearing-in of new AmeriCorps members. Watch President Obama's speech here: http://youtu.be/VUDCxBOLgUw or read the article: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/09/12/celebrating-20-years-americorps
Over the course of the last 20 years, over 900,000 Americans have achieved 1.2 billion hours of service. Way to go, AmeriCorps members!!
President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton greet participants after the President gave remarks to mark the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program, on the South Lawn of the White House, Sept. 12, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)