Disaster Relief is a CNCS Tier 1 Priority

Romaine Serna, NMCCV Executive Director with Tara Livingston, Regional Director of Emergency Services for the Red Cross. Photo was taken on Saturday, March 15, 2013, at a Disaster Preparedness Training event. Disaster Relief is a CNCS Tier 1 Priority.  The NMCCV is pleased with the partnership between the Commission and Red Cross. We plan to provide the training to all AMERICORPS members.

Important Information About Sequestration

As you are likely aware, Congress failed to reach a deal on balanced deficit reduction to avoid the across-the-board budget reductions commonly known as “sequestration.”  Thus, the President was required by law to issue a sequestration order.  This order cancels approximately $85 billion in budgetary resources across the Federal government for the remainder of the Federal fiscal year.

AmeriCorps leads the way on MLK Jr. Day


SILVER CITY — Volunteers and AmeriCorps workers took advantage of the warm, sunny weather on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to pick up trash along the San Vicente trail.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is just one of several mandatory service days for AmeriCorps workers. Others include 9/11 and Cesar Chavez Day.