Albuquerque Business First recognized 24 New Mexico nonprofit organizations for their contributions to the community at its inaugural Nonprofit of the Year awards. Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is a 2013 Honoree under the category of Environment & Animals!
On Tuesday May 9th the Wellness Coalition's AmeriCorps members made a presentation to the Silver City Town Council and Mayor. The Part of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service led by the Corporation for National and Community Service. AmeriCorps members Tim Miller and Mellisa Cano made the presentation to the Council and where supported by the presence of members Richard Leves, Krista Joslin-Gay, Justin Blanton, Kimberly Brown and Jackie Olea.
Washington, D.C. – On April 9, more than 680 mayors, who collectively represent nearly 100 million Americans in all 50 states, will join together to recognize the impact of national service participants in AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs who are making a difference in their communities.
Rio Grande Community Farm was honored to participate in the first ever national AmeriCorps Mayor's Week on April 9, 2013 by assisting and enjoying Mayors Day of Volunteerism at Civic Plaza in Albuquerque.
In honor of AmeriCorps Week, Teach For America corps members focused on community engagement by inviting speakers into their classroom to teach a guest lesson. Two of the guest lessons are profiled below.