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AmeriCorps Receiving Federal Stimulus Money for Expansion

Posted: Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 at 11:13 pm

The 2009 federal stimulus package expanded the ranks of the AmeriCorps program and this is having local ramifications. Kelly Dooley is a VISTA with AmeriCorps and works at Central College. Dooley says VISTA is a branch of AmeriCorps dedicated to combating poverty. Through the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Dooley says additional positions are being created in Iowa