United We Serve

  • Posted on Jan 26, 2013
    By CNCS Staff

     

    The Service News Digest is a regular feature on the Serve.gov blog. In this series, we showcase articles that feature national service and Corporation for National and Community Service programs. This week, we're focusing on some of the great stories about the National Day of Service and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service from around the nation.
    Tags: MLK Day
  • Posted on Jan 24, 2013
    By Wendy Spencer

     

    This weekend was a major moment for national service, and I want to share some of the many highlights that inspired me.As the federal agency that leads the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, we worked closely with the Presidential Inaugural Committee to make the President’s National Day of Service and MLK Day into a Weekend of Service.
  • Posted on Jan 23, 2013
    By CNCS Staff

     

    When people talk about mentoring, the discussion often focuses on the young people being served. But mentors will tell you that they also get something from these special relationships. Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)  shared her mentoring story with us.
  • Posted on Jan 18, 2013
    By CNCS Staff

     

    On April 9, mayors across the country will highlight the impact of national service in their cities and thank the individuals who serve during the first-ever Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. The initiative will be led by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Cities of Service, and other organizations.
  • Posted on Jan 17, 2013
    By CNCS Staff

     

    President Obama encourages everyone to join him and the First Family for the National Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 19, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. People all across the nation will be participating in service projects – watch the video and learn how you can participate in the event.
  • Posted on Jan 14, 2013
    By CNCS Staff

     

    The Service News Digest is a regular feature on the Serve.gov blog. In this series, we showcase articles 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 Jan 14, 2013
    By CNCS Staff

     

    First Lady Michelle Obama lends her voice to encourage Americans to serve as part of the National Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 19. Read on to watch the video, discover more about the First Family's commitment to community service and learn how you can join the effort.Visit the Presidential Inaugural Committee website to sign up to volunteer for the National Day of Service.
  • Posted on Jan 4, 2013
    By CNCS Staff

     

    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 Jan 3, 2013
    By Greg Tucker

     

    Each new year draws millions to make resolutions designed to change their lives. And while the focus on self-improvement is fine, the arrival of National Mentoring Month gives us an opportunity to recognize men and women who channel their energy to helping and inspiring young people toward a brighter future.
  • Posted on Dec 21, 2012
    By Greg Tucker

     

    This is the final stretch for holiday shoppers, and you know who you are if you belong to the procrastinators club. But you can still give the gift of service and help to others, even while the rush to the malls reaches a fever pitch.

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