832 Mayors Participate in First-Ever Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, Co-Sponsored by Cities of Service
April 9, 2013
More than 830 mayors from all 50 states are standing together in support of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs by participating in the first-ever Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. Together, these mayors represent nearly 100 million citizens or one-third of Americans.
The first-ever Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service is being led by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Cities of Service, the National League of Cities, and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Mayor Nutter spoke about the Day of Recognition this morning during an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” CNCS is the federal agency for national service and volunteering that administers AmeriCorps and Senior Corps.
January 23, 2013
In January, Cities of Service announced its support of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, which will take place on April 9. Launched by coalition member, and US Conference of Mayors President, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service will provide mayors nationwide with an opportunity to collectively highlight the impact of national service in their cities and to thank individuals who serve.
American Heart Association and Cities of Service Announce Hands-Only™ CPR Training Kit Grant Winners
January 9, 2013
Five cities across the country have been chosen to receive 1,000 Hands-Only CPR training kits each to help turn more of their residents into lifesavers.
Austin, Texas; Buffalo, N.Y.; Milwaukee, Wis.; Savannah, Ga.; and Virginia Beach, Va., were the grant winners announced today by the American Heart Association and Cities of Service, a bi-partisan coalition of more than 150 mayors who have committed to using service to address pressing local needs.