Habitat and AmeriCorps plan important week in Talladega

Nearly 400 AmeriCorps members are joining with Talladega Habitat for Humanity{}this week{}at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center for the sixth annual Habitat for Humanity National Service Leadership Conference. AmeriCorps members will participate in workshops, discussions, team-building activities and other events presented by experts in the fields of housing and service.

This year's event recognizes and celebrates the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps and Habitat's partnership with the national service program. Habitat for Humanity was one of the first organizations to partner with AmeriCorps. In the past two decades more than 7,000 individuals have served as AmeriCorps members with Habitat.