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Archive for September 14th, 2021

AmeriCorps & CDC Launch Public Health AmeriCorps

image of AmeriCorps logoAmeriCorps and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently launched the Public Health AmeriCorps partnership “to support the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who will be ready to respond to the nation’s public health needs.”  Public Health AmeriCorps will be supported by $400 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Pub. L. No. 117-2), and will fund up to 5,000 AmeriCorps positions over the next five years.  Funding “is open to nonprofit, faith-based and community-based organizations; higher-education institutions; state, local and territorial government entities …; and Indian Tribes.”  AmeriCorps is hosting several technical assistance calls, webinars and workshops on the new Public Health AmeriCorps funding opportunity, and the application deadline is 5pm Monday 11/8/2021.