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Up2Us Sports Receives $2.6 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Up2Us Sports Receives $2.6 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Through Up2Us Sports’ national coaching program, 300 AmeriCorps members will be trained to coach and mentor low-­income youth to make better decisions, stay healthy, and reach their potential, through the power of sports. The $2.6 million in grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will support AmeriCorps members nationally with added support from CaliforniaVolunteers, Serve Illinois, Volunteer Louisiana, PennServe and Serve Washington.

Third Annual Day of Service Held in Los Angeles

Third Annual Day of Service Held in Los Angeles

The Third Annual Day of Service, presented by Up2Us Sports Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and Woodcraft Rangers, took place at Kelso Elementary School in Inglewood on Saturday, May 4th.

Sacramento Mayor Steinberg Visits Coach Training Institute

Sacramento Mayor Steinberg Visits Coach Training Institute

On Saturday, September 15, Mayor Darrell Steinberg paid a visit to the Up2Us Sports Coach Training Institute in Sacramento. The event, which ran from September 14-18, was for newly selected coaches from Up2Us Sports' national service program.

AmeriCorps Members are Making an Impact through Up2Us Coach and AmeriCorps VISTA

AmeriCorps Members are Making an Impact through Up2Us Coach and AmeriCorps VISTA

See what AmeriCorps members serving through Up2Us Coach and AmeriCorps VISTA have been able to accomplish during their service terms. 

How AmeriCorps Has Helped Us #GetThingsDone

How AmeriCorps Has Helped Us #GetThingsDone

Since the inception of Up2Us Sports, AmeriCorps has been by our side, providing grants to support service members to serve as youth sports coaches nationally. These members, play pivotal roles in the lives of youth in and around some of America’s most underserved communities.

The New Face of National Service: Coaches

The New Face of National Service: Coaches

As we celebrate our 8th anniversary this week, we look to 2018 as the year in which we truly put coaches on the national service mapCoaches are more critical now than ever because they have the ability to influence young people in positive ways.