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Mayor Byron W. Brown will swear in 27 new Buffalo AmeriCorps members in a ceremony at 11 a.m. today in the Belle Center, 104 Maryland St.

The new AmeriCorps members will be assigned to sites for a year of service. Their participation is underwritten by a $278,907 New York State Commission on National and Community Service grant.

AmeriCorps members will serve in the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Planning and Information Center, the Buffalo Dream Center, the Buffalo Urban League, the City of Buffalo’s Division of Citizen Services, SS. Columba-Brigid Church, the Belle Center’s After-School Advantage program and Early Childhood Center, and West buffalo Charter School.