In the past year, our programming has continued to demonstrate measurable impact in academic growth and achievement, helping to narrow the opportunity gap in our schools. This report includes key national and regional results, as well as introductions to just a few of the many supporters, volunteers and Americorps members who help make it possible for middle schoolers across the country to discover and achieve their dreams.
We think our AmeriCorps Teaching Fellows and our VISTAs are the best! We celebrated our AmeriCorps members and the work they do all week long... Click to see more photos and videos from AmeriCorps Week!
Citizen Schools and Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo company, earned the 2016 Impact Award, a top award given by the Chicago Charity Challenge. Known fondly as “the Cha Cha,” this unique corporate giving competition is designed to motivate corporate employees to volunteer and donate.“We were thrilled to partner with Citizen Schools for the Chicago Charity Challenge and benchmark our impact metrics against other strong philanthropic partnerships around the city,” said Monica Hauser, Head of the Motorola Mobility Foundation. “Winning the Impact Award honors the dedication of our employee volunteers and the impact of Citizen Schools’ mentorship model, one of the most rewarding volunteer experiences we offer employees.”