AmeriCorps is a national service program that engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds to meet a critical need in the community. Here is Dubuque, AmeriCorps members engage in intensive service around education. AmeriCorps Partners in Learning has been in the Dubuque community since 2000 and has over 700 alumni.
AmeriCorps Partners in Learning is a part of the Dubuque's Campaign for Grade - Level Reading. During the school year, AmeriCorps members serve as Academic Reading Tutors in the Dubuque Community School District's elementary schools. Members are trained in specific reading interventions and strategies.