Aug 29, 2014

Join us as we recognize September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance

UPDATED 9/8/2014

We are excited to partner with PAVE New Haven and the Urban Resources Initiative for a day of service in honor of September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance. Launched in 2002 by family members and survivors, this day offers us all the opportunity to honor those we lost through coming together to create positive change.

Details are below - please RSVP to Shannon at or via our Facebook event at to secure your spot! All alums, current members, and friends-of are invited to join!

Date: Saturday, September 13th

Time: 9:30 - 1:00 PM

Where: Meet at Sound School, 60 Water St New Haven

What we'll be doing: We will be participating in invasive species removal along Long Wharf to prepare for the planting of 100 trees in the fall!

Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty in and closed-toe shoes! Water and a light snack will be provided, but please feel free to brown bag it.

P.S.: Don't forget to wear your "A"! Special AmeriCorps Alums 20th Anniversary shirts are still available at their online store for only a $20 donation!

Aug 12, 2014

Join us in Hartford on September 12th for AmeriCorps 20!

On Friday, September 12th AmeriCorps alums and members from across the country will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps with a nationwide swearing-in ceremony. Details for Connecticut's celebration are below - please RSVP to Anne Ostberg at by August 29th to reserve your spot!

Date: Friday, September 12th, 2014
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Location: State Capitol, 210 Capitol Ave., Hartford CT

9:30-10:30 AM - Arrival and Check-In
10:30-11:30 AM - Program and Swearing-In
11:30 - Networking reception in the Hall of Flags and North Lobby

Parking and seating are available on a first-come, first serve basis so get there early! Attendees should enter only through the West Entrance.

PS: Remember to wear your "A"! AmeriCorps Alums shirts and pins are available at (or go old school and rock something from your term of service!)

Special thanks to our partners at the Connecticut Commission on Community Service for organizing and hosting this event!

Aug 9, 2014

Join the AmeriCorps Alums Leadership Board!

Want to help us help others get things done? As we grow and formalize our board, we are looking for some new leaders who'd like to hold a position with the AmeriCorps Alums Connecticut Leadership Board!

We are currently recruiting for the position of Treasurer to help us manage and track our funds. While experience working with budgets and fiscal agents is preferred, we want to hear from anyone who has an interest!

  • Must have completed one full term with an AmeriCorps program prior to 9/1/2014
  • Must be able to attend monthly meetings, held the second Tuesday of every month at 6PM - these meetings are generally held in the New Haven area
  • Regular attendance at other AmeriCorps Alums CT events including service projects, professional development, and social networking opportunities
If you're interested, please send us an email telling us a little bit about yourself to, subject line "Treasurer."

Note that we are an all-volunteer board and no compensation (other than friendship) will be provided.