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South Carolina Service Commission + America Learns (Video)

For the past six years, the South Carolina Service Commission has used the AmeriCorps Impact Suite to make sure that AmeriCorps timesheet compliance is easy, efficient, and error-free for commission staff, program staff, AmeriCorps members, and host site supervisors. Becky Brennan Thom, the commission’s Senior Program Officer, just created the following video to share how the Impact Suite has made a huge difference for commission staff and the state’s programs. Thanks so much for sharing your experiences, Rebecca!  

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20 May 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, Client Success Stories no comments

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association + America Learns (Video)

Since 2015, the Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association has invested in the AmeriCorps Impact Suite for its national service effort, the Wisconsin HealthCorps.  HelathCorps members provide individual and broad based health education, enroll individuals in health benefits and service programs, and build community coalitions with other local stakeholders. Kysa Stocking, the program’s director, just used her phone to record the following video on why she continues to invest in the Impact Suite for her program.  Thanks, Kysa!

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Youth Policy Institute + America Learns (Video)

For more than 30 years, Youth Policy Institute has been breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty in Los Angeles.  The organization focuses on direct education and comprehensive services, including early childhood education, tutoring, operating K–12 schools, college preparation, computer labs, case management, financial capability, and job training. YPI has used the AmeriCorps Impact Suite for a number of years after determining that a more traditional data system wasn’t sufficient to meet its needs.  Below, you’ll find a video that two of the amazing individuals who lead YPI’s national service efforts made to share some of the reasons they’re continuing to use…

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18 May 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, Client Success Stories, News no comments

Literacy AmeriCorps Palm Beach County + America Learns (Video)

Literacy AmeriCorps Palm Beach County has been using the AmeriCorps Impact Suite (formerly known as the America Learns Network) for nine years, since 2009. Brad Hertzberg, one of the program’s leaders, created the following video to share why the Florida program has continued to invest in the Impact Suite for its program year after year. Thanks, Brad! 

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15 May 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, Client Success Stories no comments

Welcome to the Sonoma County Library!

We’re thrilled to welcome the Sonoma County Library’s Adult Literacy Program to the growing number of library-based literacy programs using the Student Success Impact Suite! The Library’sprovides one-to-one tutoring for adults who wish to improve their literacy skills.  The program is learner-centered, focused on helping each learner to accomplish their goals. The Literacy Program’s 100 volunteer tutors provide one of three services: Basic reading and writing In this program, learners work individually with a tutor for a minimum of two hours per week, acquiring and/or strengthening their reading and writing skills. Family Literacy This program introduces reading as a family…

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14 May 2018 Posted by America Learns in News no comments

Massachusetts Promise Fellowship + America Learns (Video)

Alysé Bigger, the program manager of the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship, just put together the following video to share the reasons her AmeriCorps program continues to use the AmeriCorps Impact Suite to manage and strengthen programming. In the video, Alysé speaks to our customer service ethic: from making sure those we serve never have to wait for hours to hear back from us to constantly upgrading our Impact Suites so that they’re aligned with our clients’ changing needs. Thanks tons for sharing your experiences, Alysé!

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13 May 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, Client Success Stories, News no comments

CAC AmeriCorps + America Learns (Video)

Based in Tennessee, the the Knoxville–Knox County Community Action Committee delivers efficient services to help people achieve self-sufficiency and independent living. The organization’s national service programs, CAC AmeriCorps and CAC AmeriCorps VISTA, improve public lands, streams and greenways, provide core services during disaster response efforts, and build volunteer capacity in the region’s nonprofits.  CAC AmeriCorps has existed since AmeriCorps’ pilot days in the mid-1990s.  The program is Tennessee’s longest-running environmental service corps. Jason Scott, the AmeriCorps Program Director, decided to begin using the AmeriCorps Impact Suite in 2017.  He recently created the following video to share the reasons he invested in…

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11 May 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, Client Success Stories no comments

AmeriCorps Cape Cod + America Learns (Video)

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is a 32 member national service program that focuses on meeting Cape Cod’s critical and pressing environmental and disaster response needs. Andrew Platt, the Program Specialist at AmeriCorps Cape Cod, decided to begin using the AmeriCorps Impact Suite for timesheet management last year.  He recently created the following video to share the reasons he decided to begin using the Impact Suite and why he continues to invest in it for his staff, supervisors, and AmeriCorps members. Thanks so much, Andrew!

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The Los Angeles Public Library + America Learns (Video)

The Los Angeles Public Library’s adult literacy program began to use an Impact Suite in 2016 so that it could get a far better handle on its program’s impact at the individual, site, and program-wide levels. The program’s goals didn’t just stop at wanting to understand what’s happening.  They wanted to really use data each month to make evidence-driven decisions and to then collect data on how those new decisions were impacting learners and volunteers.  The program also wanted a system that would let its volunteers do more of what they were showing up to do every week: volunteer (not report). Check out…

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07 May 2018 Posted by America Learns in Client Success Stories no comments