United We Serve

  • Posted on Feb 18, 2011
    Rein in Spending, Ramp Up Service John Bridgeland, The Huffington Post “If AmeriCorps were eliminated, 100,000 jobs would disappear over night -- jobs that provide services and a social safety net to disadvantaged children, veterans, seniors and other vulnerable populations.”
  • Posted on Feb 16, 2011
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  • Posted on Feb 14, 2011
    The Service News Digest will be a new feature on the Serve.Gov blog. Each week, we will showcase news highlights that feature national service. Take a look at some of the great stories that had people talking today.Obama's Budget BattleE.J. Dionne, The Washington Post
  • Posted on Feb 14, 2011
    Today President Obama is sending his Fiscal Year 2012 budget request to Congress, including proposed funding for the Corporation for National and Community Service and its programs. You can read the complete budget request now on our budget page.
  • Posted on Feb 9, 2011
  • Posted on Feb 4, 2011
    This post originally appeared on the White House blog on February 4th, 2011.
  • Posted on Feb 4, 2011
    Throughout the month of January, mentoring organizations from across the country took part in National Mentoring Month by recruitng, honoring and celebrating new and established mentors and their mentees. While the month may have passed, mentoring is service that happens year-round.
  • Posted on Feb 4, 2011
     Ed Note: Starting today, the Service News Digest will be a weekly feature on the Serve.Gov blog. Each week, we will showcase news highlights that feature national service. Step Up For Your CountryGen. Stanley McChrystal, Newsweek The general who led U.S. forces in Afghanistan makes the case for national service and the ‘basic responsibilities of being an American.’
  • Posted on Feb 3, 2011
    Ed Note: Through the Learn and Serve Challenge, more than 360,000 youth, educators, and community leaders pledged to engage in service-learning activities to help more youth understand how their education is relevant in the real world. Youth of all ages use the knowledge and skills learned in school or a community-based program to create and implement innovative solutions to our nation’s toughest problems.
  • Posted on Feb 2, 2011
    Ed Note: Starting today, Serve.Gov will participate in Wordless Wednesdays. Each week we will showcase the photos and videos that tell the story of service happening around the country. Today we feature a round-up of a few great MLK Day photos.

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