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Announcing Keynote Speaker and Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2020 National Service Training Conferences

Sponsor/Ad Deadline: February 24, 2020

Registration Coming Soon!


Keynote Speaker

America's Service Commissions (ASC) is thrilled to announce our keynote speaker for the 2020 National Service Regional Training Conferences, Ashley C. Ford!

image of Ashley C. FordAshley C. Ford lives in Brooklyn by way of Indiana. She is currently writing her memoir, Somebody's Daughter, which will be published by Flatiron Books under the imprint An Oprah Book. Ashley is the current host of Fortune Favors the Bold, a podcast by Mastercard. She is the former hosts of Buzzfeed News’ PROFILE and the Brooklyn-based news & culture TV show 112BK. She is also working on a collection of interviews (B-Side Chats) with her husband, Kelly Stacy. Ford has written or guest-edited for The Guardian, ELLE, BuzzFeed, OUT Magazine, Slate, Teen Vogue, New York Magazine, Lenny Letter, INTO and various other web and print publications. As an interviewer and on-camera host, Ashley has been in conversation with top talent including: Roxane Gay, Jordan Peele, Samantha Bee, Jeff Daniels, Lupita N'yongo, Jesse Williams, Serena Williams, Stacey Abrams, and Maria Shriver.

Ashley is a proud AmeriCorps alum of the Midwest Campus Compact Citizen Scholar Program (M3C), an education award-only AmeriCorps program administered by Wisconsin Campus Compact which served 10 states, including Indiana. The program supported low-income and first-generation college students, and sought to develop a peer network that enabled these students to serve as agents of civic engagement to respond effectively to local community issues. Ashley served as an M3C AmeriCorps member from 2005-2006 as part of an afterschool literacy tutoring site in Muncie, Indiana.

Join us this spring at one of the 2020 regional conferences to hear Ashley's story:

  • March 30-April 1, 2020: Albuquerque, New Mexico (Pacific/Southwest Region)
  • May 6-8, 2020: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Central Region)
  • June 2-4, 2020: Burlington, VT (Atlantic/Southern Region)

Registration is coming soon! Participating opt-in states will receive advance registration information before tickets go on sale to the general public.

For more information about the conferences, visit our website.

Become a Sponsor, Exhibitor, or Advertiser

We invite you to become a sponsor, exhibitor, or advertiser for the 2020 National Service Training Conferences! Download our Conference Sponsorship Packet for details and benefits.

Supporting more than 1,100 national service program and nonprofit staff in their professional development each year, the ASC National Service Regional Training Conferences provide professionals with the tools needed to effectively manage AmeriCorps and other volunteer driven programs making a difference throughout the country. Expected attendance at each event is 300-400 attendees.


To become a sponsor of the 2020 National Service Training Conferences, please complete our online Sponsor/Advertiser Commitment Form or contact Emily Steinberg, Director of External Affairs.

Deadline for regional conference sponsorships is February 24.

Ad artwork is due no later than March 6.


 We look forward to seeing you in Albuquerque, Milwaukee, and Burlington!


With questions, contact us at [email protected].

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