AmeriCorps is often referred to as the "domestic Peace Corps." Participants — known as AmeriCorps members — perform a year of service with a program that meets local community needs in return for a modest living allowance and education award. For the 2013-14 program year, CaliforniaVolunteers will fund up to 44 programs totaling more than [...]

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California Faith Communities Summit

Faith communities serve as focal points for people seeking social, spiritual and recovery assistance when disaster strikes, as evidenced by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Communities that struggle to recover from these events often lack strong social and religious networks. In fact, in times of crisis, research has found [...]

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