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Girl Power: Our Female Alums Show Where AmeriCorps Works!

March 19, 2012

March is National Women’s History Month and we want to celebrate the beautiful women who have served their country through AmeriCorps. Did you know more than 2/3rds of members in AmeriCorps are women? Also, women volunteer significantly more than men, in every state across the nation.

Now, before us men get our “service” in a bunch, we’ve got to give it up to the women for representing in AmeriCorps and consistently sharing their stories to inspire others.

This post is dedicated to the women (and a few men!) who have shown us, that at their job, “AmeriCorps Works Here!

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Some of our North Texas Alums at Volunteer Center of North Texas

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City Year Milwaukee Corps Members serving strong.

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AmeriCorps Alums Libby Hite and Susan Cheesman work for CNCS at the ME/NH/VT State Office.

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Volunteer Maryland staff, including Director Maureen Eccleston, are all AmeriCorps Alums!

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Lisa Shipley, AC Alums Indy Chapter leader,  and Leah Gillock Gonzalez work at Families First

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Alums now working at Kaboom!

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Alums Jill (2010-2011), Francine 1997-1998, 1999-2000), Bryn (2008-2010), and Amanda (2007-2009) working for the greater good at Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County.

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Alums Katie Swank Watt and Meggan Leary of Neighborhood House of Milwaukee work to reduce health disparities and raise childhood immunization rates in some of Milwaukee’s underserved neighborhoods.

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AmeriCorps Alums who now work for Jumpstart.

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Alums at Cradles to Crayons in BrightonTo see more pics from this year’s “AmeriCorps Works Here” (including our men of AmeriCorps alums), see the full board on our Pinterest!

Do you know a female AmeriCorps Alum who’s continuing to get things done? Share with us in comments below!

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  1. Barb Cooke permalink
    March 19, 2012 12:59 pm

    Great post Ken, I know and work with some of these women and they are awesome at getting things done and passionate about service!

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