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Catching up and looking ahead

April 27, 2009

AmeriCorps Alums has been busy and although we may not have been blogging as much as usual, we’ve been hard at work making the most of the energy and enthusiasm generated by the Serve America Act and National Volunteer Week.  Below are just some of the news items du jour…  and I’ll be letting you know soon what great things are in store for AmeriCorps Alums (as if y’all weren’t rad enough already!).

Obama picks Oregon Nike executive to lead volunteer programs— by Laura Oppenheimer, The Oregonian

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The Serve America Act, a Really Big Deal— by Craig Newmark, The Huffington Post (we met Craig, of Craigslist fame, at the signing and we’re stoked to be in touch with him)

AmeriCorps Video and Photo Contest— AmeriCorps is launching their video/photo contest on May 1!  Check it out and put your creative juices to work!

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