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Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 2:30 PM EDT
Buckelew Programs, a nonprofit organization that provides homes, jobs, and hope to people with mental illness, is the recipient of a Social Innovation Grant.
Posted byon July 3, 2012 at 11:44 AM EDT
As we celebrate the 4th of July, we celebrate our patriotism and the millions who have shown their love of country by wearing the uniform, and those Veterans who came home and volunteered for a second time and served their communities though AmeriCorps.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 2:24 PM EDT
Alyssa Ray is a former White House intern with a passion for public service and the drive to expand opportunities for all Americans.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT
The Promotores program links at-risk youth with counselors who help young people navigate issues like poverty, unemployment, and lack of affordable housing.
White House, Department of Education, Corporation for National and Community Service Continue the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus ChallengePosted byon June 26, 2012 at 4:30 PM EDT
President Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge has inspired service leadership by diverse groups at colleges and universities around the country: public and private, religiously-affiliated and secular, community colleges, HBCUs, and seminaries. Over 400 campuses responded to the Challenge, and students took action on issues from hunger to literacy.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
The Social Innovation Fund invests money in nonprofits and foundations so they can accelerate the work of high-impact organizations like the Year Up program and replicate their approaches in new localities and markets.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 11:41 AM EDT
Jonathan Lacoste's experience with StudentMentor.org is helping him to navigate both the business sector and the start-up community as he researches his post-collegiate options.
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 7:20 PM EDT
Faith Cheltenham works to make sure that all LGBT individuals feel welcome and valued by the community.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 11:28 AM EDT
Alex Walter's experiences with Summer Search and Make a Difference Day have helped demonstrate the importance of community service.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 4:10 PM EDT
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