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Experience Corps

Tackling Challenges of Education and Health Together

Linda P. Fried | Posted 07.22.2014 | Education
Linda P. Fried

In the United States, we all too often tackle challenges in distinct fields separately, but America is experiencing challenges in education and health that could be tackled together in ways that are mutually beneficial and cost-effective.

The Third Demographic Dividend and the Global Challenge of Longer Lives

Linda P. Fried | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Linda P. Fried

Are there stages when certain social institutions or other policies need to be implemented in order to optimize the benefits of an aging population for all ages?

Why Volunteer With Children? Here's Why

Shar McBee | Posted 05.26.2013 | Impact
Shar McBee

When you volunteer with children, you never know what to expect. Lester Strong, CEO of Experience Corps, is a shining example.

Poverty and Student Success

AnnMaura Connolly | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
AnnMaura Connolly

To move towards high impact, cost-effective student support strategies, we need to adopt evidence-based, targeted student supports and deploy nonprofit organizations to leverage community volunteers and national service to address this challenge.

Why Conservatives Should Love AmeriCorps, Not Kill It

Shirley Sagawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirley Sagawa

Despite the bipartisan majorities that created AmeriCorps in 1993, conservatives still can't get past the program's association with Bill Clinton.