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Monday Highlights

Posted by laurelgerard on June 8, 2009

1. D.C. Rally in Support of Obama’s Peace Corps Vision

Date: June 13th

Time: 2pm

Place: Freedom Plaza

The event will include a line up of speakers and performances from local DC bands.

2. Sarah Kaplan (National Service Inclusion Project) recently published an article concerning the creation of a proper work environment for all service members, including those will apparent and non-apparent disabilities.

Non-apparent disabilities and disclosures

3. The Social Capital blog recently highlighted the 2008 General Social Survey which expressed a gathering of statistics that suggests the US population’s lost in trust in several institutions. However, the population has gained trust in the military.

4. National Service Agency Announces 23,000 New AmeriCorps Positions

As a result of 2009 funding, 259 national and local AmeriCorps organizations will be able to employ 23,000 new service members.

5. According to the AmeriCorps Alums Blog, AmeriCorps recently announced that Massachusetts is in danger of losing grants and stimulus funds for the upcoming year.

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