AARP Foundation Experience Corps Chicago

AARP Foundation Experience Corps Chicago

222 N LaSalle St, Ste 760, Chicago (IL), 60601, United States

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(312) 660-8655

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AARP Foundation Experience Corps, an award-winning national program, engages people 50-plus in meeting their community's greatest challenges.

Two thousand AARP Experience Corps volunteer members tutor and mentor in 22 cities across the country, providing literacy coaching, homework help, consistent role models and committed, caring attention.

Independent research shows that AARP Experience Corps boosts student academic performance, helps schools and youth-serving organizations become more successful, and enhances the well-being of 50-pus adults in the process.

We're tapping into the desire for 50-plus adults to be engaged in community, leveraging their capacity to create lasting change and making sure we conduct the research necessary to deliver the best results.

These results are essential to AARP Experience Corps. Our volunteer members tutor children who need basic literacy skills, they mentor students who count on them for guidance, they partner with classroom teachers to make schools better places to learn and they help create healthier communities. We want their investment to count as much as possible — and we expect them to succeed.

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Mission Experience Corps engages highly trained adults 50-plus who help children attain literacy proficiency by the end of third grade so that children succeed and older adults thrive.
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Awards National and Regional Awards. Awards reflect all Experience Corps official and are not limited to Chicago

2012 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence

2011 CNCS National Service Impact Award

2010 Excellence in Volunteer Management Award from the Volunteer Center of San Francisco/San Mateo County

Raul Castenada, California, Berkeley, School of Public Health 2010 Senior Leader Award

Generations United 2009 Brabazon Award for Evaluation Research

Fast Company Magazine 2007 and 2008 Social Capitalist Award

MetLife Foundation Award of Achievement, 2008

Partners for Livable Communities Bridge Builder Award, 2008

United Way Creating Change Award, 2008

Philadelphia City Council resolution for 10 years of excellence, 2008

National Council on Aging Program of Excellence, 2006

President's Service Award, 2006

National Association of Development Organizations Innovation Award, 2005

Maryland Governor's Service Award, 2004

U.S. Administration on Aging Program Champion, 2004

Cleveland Mayor's Senior Service Award, 2003

H. Barksdale Brown Volunteerism Award, Alliance for Children and Families, 2001

San Francisco Mayor's Certificate of Honor, 2001

The Award for Excellence in Program Innovation from the Archstone Foundation, 2000

American Public Health Association, 2000

New York Mayor's Award for Volunteer Service (1991 and 1997)
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