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2017

May 8, 2017
2017 California Governor’s Volunteering & Service Awards

2016

September 8, 2016
Seven Prestigious Awards Presented at the CERT 30th Anniversary National Conference

July 5, 2016
California to Receive $34.5 Million to Fund AmeriCorps Programs

May 10, 2016
2016 AmeriCorps Planning Grant Funding Press Release

April 7, 2016
2016 California Governor’s Volunteering & Service Awards

2015

October 12, 2015
2015 California Governor’s Volunteering & Service Awards, Hoffman Prize, & National AmeriCorps Swearing-In

June 23, 2015
California to Receive $26.4 Million in AmeriCorps Grant Funding

April 22, 2015
CaliforniaVolunteers Now Accepting 2016 AmeriCorps Grant Applications for State Priorities, Including Drought Efforts

March 23, 2015
Volunteer Coordinator Release

2014

September 16, 2014
CaliforniaVolunteers Recognizes Twenty AmeriCorps Trailblazers for Supporting Service in California

September 14, 2014
CaliforniaVolunteers Honors Catherine Milton’s Legacy By Establishing Award In Her Name

2013

October 2, 2013
DVP October 2013 Updater

May 23, 2013
2013 Governor's Volunteering and Service Awards Photo Release

May 21, 2013
Governor's Service Award 2013 Winners

March 24, 2013
Nominations Now Open for the 2013 Governor's Volunteering and Service Awards

March 12, 2013
California AmeriCorps Members Spotlighted During AmeriCorps Week (March 9-17, 2013)

February 26, 2013
CaliforniaVolunteers Sponsors 2013 Statewide CERT Conference in Cerritos, CA (March 1-3)

2012

July 31, 2012
2012 Governor’s Volunteering and Service Awards: List of Winners

June 27, 2012
DEADLINE EXTENDED for Nominations for the 2012 Governor’s Volunteering and Service Awards

June 15, 2012
CaliorniaVolunteers Announces 2012-13 AmeriCorps Competitive Portfolio

June 4, 2012
Nominations Now Open for the 2012 Governor’s Volunteering and Service Awards

April 16, 2012
CaliforniaVolunteers Announces the First California Colleges and Universities CERT Symposium

March 12, 2012
CaliforniaVolunteers Announces AmeriCorps Week

2011

November 8, 2011
CaliforniaVolunteers Co-hosts Regional Youth Preparedness Workshop

August 11, 2011
New Report: Californians Volunteer Over 900 Million Hours in 2010

June 8, 2011
CaliforniaVolunteers Announces 2011-12 AmeriCorps Competitive Portfolio

2010

July 12, 2010
CaliforniaVolunteers Announces 2010-2011 AmeriCorps Portfolio

May 26, 2010
CaliforniaVolunteers Convenes Bi-Partisan Cities of Service Coalition to Discuss Service and Volunteering as a Strategy to Address Critical Community Needs

April 7, 2010
Secretary Napolitano Announces Preparedness Task Force Members

January 11, 2010
GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER PROCLAIMS JANUARY 2010 AS MENTORING MONTH

2009

October 14, 2009
Local Nonprofits to Receive Free Expert Advice to Weather Economic Downturn

September 2, 2009
Gov. Schwarzenegger Visits Station Fire and Receives Briefing on Firefighting Efforts Statewide

July 28, 2009
Governor Schwarzenegger Highlights Increased Volunteerism in the Golden State

June 25, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Announces 2009-2010 AmeriCorps Portfolio

June 23, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Announces Inaugural Governor and First Lady’s Medals for Service Recipients

June 22, 2009
First Lady Michelle Obama and California First Lady Maria Shriver Kick Off 2009 National Conference on Volunteering & Service with Playground Service Project

May 6, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Awarded American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds to Support Statewide Economic Recovery Efforts through AmeriCorps Programs

May 5, 2009
First Lady Maria Shriver and CaliforniaVolunteers to Build First Fully Intergenerational Playground in San Francisco

April 28, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Brings Conference Series To Bay Area To Help Nonprofits Weather The Economic Downturn

April 25, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Sponsors New Playground At The Boys & Girls Club Of North County To Celebrate The Life And Legacy Of Cesar E. Chavez

April 25, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Sponsors New Playground At The Salvation Army Of Sacramento County To Celebrate The Life And Legacy Of Cesar E. Chavez

April 25, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Sponsors New Playground At Pederson Park To Celebrate The Life And Legacy Of Cesar E. Chavez

April 25, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Sponsors New Playground At Cesar Chavez Park In Delano To Celebrate The Life And Legacy Of Cesar E. Chavez

April 25, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Sponsors New Playground At Truslow Park To Celebrate The Life And Legacy Of Cesar E. Chavez

April 25, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Sponsors New Playground At The Hernandez Community Center Of San Bernardino To Celebrate The Life And Legacy Of Cesar E. Chavez

April 21, 2009
Secretary Baker Releases Statement Regarding President Obama Signing Legislation To Expand National And Community Service Programs

April 21, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Shares Online Disaster Preparedness Program: WE Prepare With Mommy Bloggers Across the State

April 16, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Brings Conference Series To Fresno Area To Help Nonprofits Weather The Economic Downturn

April 15, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Brings Conference Series To Inland Empire To Help Nonprofits Weather The Economic Downturn

April 2, 2009
CaliforniaVolunteers Launches Conference Series to Help California's Nonprofits Weather The Economic Downturn

March 16, 2009
Governor Schwarzenegger Launches the California Green Corps

January 7, 2009
Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims January 2009 As Mentoring Month

2008

December 9, 2008
77th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Food Drive Brings More Than 100 Pallets of Food to 140,000 Needy Californians

August 18, 2008
White House and CaliforniaVolunteers Summit Explores Expanded Partnerships to Strengthen California Nonprofits

July 9, 2008
CaliforniaVolunteers Coordinate Local Residents In Outreach And Education Effort To Prepare For Excessive Heat

July 8, 2008
CaliforniaVolunteers Coordinate Local Citizens In Outreach And Education Effort To Prepare For Excessive Heat

July 3, 2008
CaliforniaVolunteers Prepares Volunteer Network To Assist Firefighting And Recovery Efforts

April 29, 2008
Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims April 27-May 3, 2008 as Volunteer Week in California

April 24, 2008
Secretary Karen Baker Holds Roundtable Discussions With Nonprofit Leaders In San Francisco And Silicon Valley To Address Barriers To Volunteering

April 24, 2008
Maria Shriver and CaliforniaVolunteers Introduce an Online Disaster Preparedness Program: WE Prepare

April 22, 2008
Secretary Karen Baker Holds Roundtable Discussion With Nonprofit Leaders In Chico To Address Barriers To Volunteering

April 8, 2008
Governor Calls on Legislature to Cut Red Tape Threatening California’s Volunteer Force

April 3, 2008
Secretary Baker Hosts Disaster Volunteer Summit In San Francisco To Improve Coordination Of Volunteers In Times Of Disaster

April 2, 2008
Secretary Karen Baker Holds Roundtable Discussion With Nonprofit Leaders In Ventura County To Address Barriers To Volunteering

April 1, 2008
Secretary Karen Baker Holds Rountable Discussion With Nonprofit Leaders In The Inland Empire To Address Barriers To Volunteering

March 24, 2008
Secretary Baker Hosts Disaster Volunteer Summit In Clovis To Improve Coordination Of Volunteers In Times Of Disaster

March 19, 2008
First Lady Maria Shriver and CaliforniaVolunteers Kick Off Cesar Chavez Day with the First of 10 Playground Builds

February 26, 2008
Governor Schwarzenegger Announces First-in-the-Nation Cabinet Position for Service and Volunteering

January 16, 2008
Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims January 2008 As Mentoring Month

2007

November 15, 2007
CaliforniaVolunteers Launches Statewide Grassroots Campaign to Increase Volunteering

October 25, 2007
CaliforniaVolunteers Mobilizes Thousands of Volunteers to Respond to the Southern California Fires

October 19, 2007
CaliforniaVolunteers Announces Winners of "Find It. Do It. Share It." Contest

October 12, 2007
Disaster Drill Simulates Sacramento Area Flooding And Hospital Collapse

August 20, 2007
CaliforniaVolunteers Announces Statewide Volunteer Contest: "Find It. Do It. Share It."

July 9, 2007
Volunteering in California Varies Across the State

July 5, 2007
CaliforniaVolunteers Releases California's Aging Opportunity Report

May 24, 2007
CaliforniaVolunteers Announced 2007/08 California AmeriCorps Portfolio

May 15, 2007
Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims May 13-20 as AmeriCorps Week

May 4, 2007
CaliforniaVolunteers Awards $1 Million in Grants to Strengthen California's Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies

April 30, 2007
CaliforniaVolunteers Awards Second Wave of Grants to Establish Afterschool Service Clubs in Honor of Cesar E. Chavez

April 20, 2007
Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims April 15-21, 2007 Volunteer Week in California

April 16, 2007
Volunteering In California Declines A New Study Reports

March 19, 2007
First Lady Maria Shriver And CaliforniaVolunteers Launch Effort To Build Community Playspaces That Honor Cesar E. Chavez

January 11, 2007
Governor Schwarzenegger Announces CaliforniaVolunteers

2006

November 26, 2006
California Service Corps Gives Sneak Peek of CaliforniaVolunteers.org at Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women