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Hurricane Sandy (2012)
New AmeriCorps campus opens in Baltimore
New AmeriCorps campus opens in Baltimore

The newly renovated AmeriCorps campus officially opened Monday in Southeast Baltimore as a training site for members who will be deployed to disaster areas and sent to help in schools and parks. The Atlantic Region Campus, which is in the former Sacred Heart of Mary School, could house as many as 240 members of the National Civilian Community Corps, an AmeriCorps unit. The campus will train members that will serve in 11 states, as well as Washington, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. "AmeriCorps NCCC members refurbish inner-city schools, construct trails in national parks, and help communities affected by disasters like Hurricane Sandy rebuild," Wendy Spencer, CEO of the...