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Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder calls on Americans to get involved in “My Brother’s Keeper” –- the President's initiative that’s bringing together government and private groups to address persistent opportunity gaps and provide young people with the support they need to stay on the right path.
Posted byon May 7, 2014 at 3:13 PM EDT
The Corporation for National and Community Service announces over $205 million in new grants to AmeriCorps programs, which will support over 280 organizations across the country engaged in national service.
Posted byon April 21, 2014 at 4:01 PM EDT
The Serve America Act is the most sweeping expansion of national service in a generation. The bipartisan legislation expands AmeriCorps to historic levels and directs it toward tackling national priorities, investing in social innovation, and making it easier for people of all ages to participate in the ongoing process of national renewal.
Posted byon February 17, 2014 at 8:01 PM EDT
The Governor’s Council on National Service will engage leaders from state agencies, higher education, and the private sector to make recommendations on how to expand national service and volunteer opportunities in Iowa.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 1:01 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to improving the world in which he lived—and challenged the rest of us to do the same. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will honor his legacy as hundreds of thousands of Americans pay tribute by serving their communities.
Posted byon December 2, 2013 at 2:55 PM EDT
Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Wendy Spencer shares how mayors are highlighting the impact of service across the country.
Posted byon November 28, 2013 at 7:00 AM EDT
In his weekly address, President Obama gave thanks to all the men and women defending our freedom and acknowledged their sacrifice might mean they can’t spend the holidays with their families.
Posted byon October 15, 2013 at 3:55 PM EDT
On Monday, the President traveled to Martha’s Table, a local food pantry, to thank the many furloughed federal employees who have spent time during the government shutdown volunteering for charities and non-profits. While there, he joined volunteers and helped prepare food for the pantry and called on Congress to set aside their partisan demands and let these furloughed employees return to work.
Posted byon August 7, 2013 at 1:06 PM EDT
Joshua Williams is a middle school student at Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove, Florida. He is the Founder and CEO of Joshua’s Heart Foundation, which has distributed almost 500,000 pounds of food to those in need.