United We Serve

  • Posted on Jan 17, 2010
    Katrina works with AmeriCorps NCCC, which is a program of the Corporation for National & Community Service. This is her MLK Day story.
  • Posted on Jan 16, 2010
    This morning over 200 volunteers arrived at the Sunlight Foundation in Washington, DC to code for the crisis in Haiti. Convened by CrisisCamp DC, volunteers are collaborating on technology projects that aim to assist in Haiti's relief efforts by providing data, information, maps and technical assistance to NGOs, relief agencies and the public.
  • Posted on Jan 15, 2010
    During my relatively brief tenure in Washington, I have had the privilege of working with technology professionals who share a sense of purpose that often extends beyond corporate walls and into their local communities. This year, the Administration wants to tap into that spirit of generosity by collaborating with the Corporation for National and Community Service during the MLK Day of Service to launch the MLK Technology Challenge (on Twitter: #MLKTech).
  • Posted on Jan 15, 2010
    Monday is the Martin Luther King Day of Service – people across the country will come together to honor Dr King by serving in their communities. We want to hear from you and how you plan to serve - or you can check in next week and let us know how your service project went. Here is Nicky Goren, our Acting CEO, sharing her story of service:
  • Posted on Jan 14, 2010
    The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is all about individuals serving in whatever capacity they can - as Dr. King said, “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.”
  • Posted on Jan 13, 2010
    From the White House blog: The President has been receiving updates on the urgent situation in Haiti late into last night and throughout the day, and top members of his team have been convening to formulate the government response.
  • Posted on Jan 13, 2010
    Iris Dooling is serving as the Eli Segal Fellow at the Corporation for National and Community Service. She formerly worked with Habitat for Humanity International as a Program Specialist for their AmeriCorps program in post-Katrina Louisiana. Today she is going to share with us her MLK Day of Service story.
  • Posted on Jan 11, 2010
    The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is one of those days when everyone can come together around a common cause and mission. Throughout the week we will be highlighting stories of service from across the country and today we have the opportunity to share with you our 2010 Ambassadors of Service.
  • Posted on Jan 11, 2010
    Everyone has a wish list – we know that many schools have tech wish lists – nagging projects that just never seem to get completed; or fun, new and innovative projects that you need just a bit more capacity to get off the ground. The MLK Tech Challenge is here to help. The aim is simple: to connect schools that have technology needs with IT and web professionals, developers, graphic designers and new media professionals who are willing to volunteer their skills for good, by taking on these technology projects and giving back to a school in need.
  • Posted on Jan 8, 2010
    Town Park Village, a residential complex in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, will welcome seven hundred volunteers to landscape and green the community as a way of honoring the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.

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