United We Serve

  • Posted on Mar 30, 2011
    The Service News Digest is a regular feature on the Serve.Gov blog. In this series, we showcase news highlights that feature national service and Corporation for National and Community Service programs. Take a look at some of the great stories that had people talking recently.  
  • Posted on Mar 28, 2011
    Even Jack Bauer would have had a hard time cramming so much activity into a 24-hour period.
  • Posted on Mar 28, 2011
    The documentary Waiting for “Superman” started a national dialogue about our education system by showing how an excellent education for low-income children is often a matter of chance. But the film largely overlooked a vital force that is making a difference for millions of students today — volunteers.
  • Posted on Mar 25, 2011
    This is part one of a two-part exploration of the connection between science, civic action, and service-learning from Learn and Serve America and the Virginia Department of Education.
  • Posted on Mar 25, 2011
    This post originally appeared on the White House blog on March 24th, 2011.
  • Posted on Mar 24, 2011
    For Anita, the Senior Corps Senior Companions program was a life saver. Ninety-year-old Guadalupe "Lupita" Trujillo has participated in the Senior Companions program through Christian Senior Services for several years. During her hours of service she saved the life of 86-year-old Anita Avalos.
  • Posted on Mar 23, 2011
     
  • Posted on Mar 23, 2011
    The supermoon wasn’t the only unusual sight to grace Washington D.C. this past week. Monday saw an occurrence just as rare – the meeting of all four living past presidents. President Jimmy Carter, President Bill Clinton, and President George W. Bush came together as part of a tribute to President George H. W. Bush for his commitment to national service and volunteering.
  • Posted on Mar 22, 2011
    This post originally appeared on the White House blog on March 15, 2011 and is part of a month-long series celebrating service.
  • Posted on Mar 21, 2011
    In recent days, the scale and magnitude of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan have emerged through video footage connecting us to the horrific details and aching loss in the aftermath of one of nature’s most violent furies. Early video showed a wall of water sweeping away everything in its path--vehicles, buildings, even fires were escorted by the force of the water.

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