CNCS Structure and the WiCC VISTA Program
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A presentation given by Wisconsin Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Program Director, Stephanie Jung, Kelly Knox (WiCC VISTA Leader), and Simone Mishler (WiCC VISTA Leader).

A presentation given by Wisconsin Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Program Director, Stephanie Jung, Kelly Knox (WiCC VISTA Leader), and Simone Mishler (WiCC VISTA Leader).

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CNCS Structure and the WiCC VISTA Program Presentation Transcript

  • 1. WiCC Grant Projects
  • 2. Corporation for National andCommunity Service (CNCS) CNCS Special Projects
  • 3. WiCC VISTA ProgramCampus-CommunityPartnerships
  • 4. The Mission of VISTAAmeriCorps*VISTA (Volunteers in Serviceto America) builds capacity in non-profitorganizations and communities to helpbring individuals and communities out ofpoverty.
  • 5. The Legacy of VISTAFor over 45 years, VISTA has been helpingbring communities and individuals out ofpoverty. Today, nearly 6,500 VISTAmembers serve in hundreds of non-profitorganizations and public agenciesthroughout the country—working in avariety of areas.
  • 6. WiCC VISTA Grant32 volunteers at 20 Higher Ed Institutions Fighting Poverty Project Priorities  Economic Opportunity  Educational Opportunity  Health and Healthy Lifestyles
  • 7. Working for Whitewater’s Wellness(W3) UW Whitewater and the City of Whitewater
  • 8. UW Waukesha Pre-CollegeProgram UW Waukesha and Waukesha School District
  • 9. Empowering Latino Parents Mount Mary College & Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of WI
  • 10. Since the establishment of theWiCC VISTA program in 2004… Over 276 AmeriCorps*VISTAs have served through the Wisconsin Campus Compact VISTA Program, Serving at least 574,080 VISTA service hours! 1,854 service projects 87,950 community volunteers recruited Over 760,000 volunteer hours logged $3,449,124 in cash resources raised $596,899 in in-kind resources collected VISTAs helped foster 1,360 active community