Quarterly E-News | Winter Edition
December 2022

Upcoming Events

Leadership Convening

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ASC will be hosting its annual Leadership Convening February 13-16, 2023 in Arlington, VA. Leadership Convening brings together executive directors and commissioners from state and territorial service commissions across the country to discuss high-level trends and developments, revisit strategic goals, report on association progress, and foster cross-state collaboration and best practice sharing. Commission leadership should check their email for additional information, including a link to register. 

National Service Training

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Please consider joining us for one of our 2023 National Service Training regional events:

  • March 21-23, 2023: West · San Diego, CA · Hosted by California Volunteers
  • May 2-4, 2023: Central · New Orleans, LA · Hosted by Volunteer Louisiana
  • May 15-17, 2023: East · Charleston, WV · Hosted by Volunteer West Virginia
  • June 7-8, 2023: Virtual

For more information, visit our NST website

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Public Policy Updates

Join States for Service!

If you're passionate about national service, turn that passion into action by becoming a national service advocate as a member of the States for Service Coalition. States for Service (S4S) is the privately funded public policy arm of ASC.

Join S4S today!

Investing in AmeriCorps Alums

Last week, Senators Coons, Wicker, Reed, Cassidy, Baldwin, and Cornyn issued a press release — which quotes ASC CEO Kaira Esgate — about a letter they sent to the AmeriCorps agency calling for renewed efforts, including a new office, to engage AmeriCorps alums. 

Read the letter.

In This Issue

  • Upcoming Events
  • Announcements & Reminders
  • S4S Public Policy Updates
  • 25th Anniversary Philanthropy Corner

Announcements & Reminders

ASC Winter Break

ASC will be closed for its annual winter break beginning December 24, 2022. Staff will return from the break on January 3, 2023. Happy Holidays!

TTA Directory Sign-Ups

We invite all national service trainers and consultants to consider submitting an application for our 2023 TTA Directory. The directory is released annually on our website and shared with 52 commissions and over 600 AmeriCorps programs.

Rethinking Volunteer Engagement

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In November, a new book entitled Transforming Disruption to Impact: Rethinking Volunteer Engagement for a Rapidly Changing World was published. It includes a chapter by our very own ASC CEO Kaira Esgate!


25th Anniversary Philanthropy Corner

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in supporting ASC's mission and vision and promoting your organization through sponsorship and exhibiting? Check out our 2023 sponsorship opportunities, which include our National Service Training regional events and our annual Innovation and Leadership Awards reception.


About America’s Service Commissions (ASC)

America’s Service Commissions is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing and promoting the 52 state service commissions across the United States and territories with the mission to lead and elevate the state service network. State service commissions are governor-appointed public agencies or nonprofit organizations made up of more than 1,000 commissioners, private citizens leading the nation’s service movement and administering more than 75 percent of the federal AmeriCorps funds to address pressing community needs.