Corporation for National and Community Service

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Happy MLK Day

    ​If your boss is part of the 28 percent who gave you the day off, congratulations! In The Bronx, some church groups are doing volunteer work in celebration and would love to have you; if they can't accommodate you, there's the Corporation for National and Community Service. Bronx assemblyman ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2009

    How AmeriCorps Led to Obama's First Scandal

    How a cash voucher for city teaching students hurt the President

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Congress Probing Obama's Firing of AmeriCorps Watchdog

    There's more today on President Obama's firing of Gerald Walpin, the inspector general for AmeriCorps who put out negative audits of City University's Teaching Fellows program and of former NBA star and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's Hope Academy. The American Spectator writes that House Republic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Obama Fires Government Watchdog Critical of CUNY's Teaching Fellows Program

    President Obama may have a big political controversy in the firing of an inspector general overseeing the federal government's sprawling community service program -- and there's a New York angle. Federal watchdog Gerald Walpin [pictured] was fired last week, the White House said, for supposedly bei ... More >>