United We Serve
Posted on Dec 17, 2012
Civic leaders, community groups, and elected officials joined the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today for a dedication of the new AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Atlantic Region Campus in the former Sacred Heart of Mary School of Baltimore, MD.
Posted on Dec 13, 2012
The new "Volunteering and Civic Life in America" report gives researchers at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) a chance to examine some of the trends in these two important areas of life across the United States. This data from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 51 cities provides a snapshot of how Americans are coming together to improve our communities and who is leading the way.
Posted on Dec 12, 2012
The following post was originally published on the White House Blog on Nov. 12, 2012. Jonathan Greenblatt is a Special Assistant to the President and the Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.Working together to strengthen our communities is at the core of our national values. New research indicates that this commitment to service burns brighter than ever.
Posted on Dec 10, 2012
Our friends weigh in often on our Facebook page with comments, opinions, and all kinds of interesting observations.The latest fill-in-the-blank status update is: “I'm inspired to volunteer by ____________”
Posted on Nov 21, 2012
This Thanksgiving, as we gather with loved ones and give thanks for the blessings in our lives, let us also commit to share those blessings through service to others.
Posted on Nov 19, 2012
A day designed around the idea of “thanks” is a natural for those who want to give back. And as Americans have opened their hearts and wallets to disasters like the Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery efforts, there are many other ways to show thanks by helping those in need this holiday season.
Posted on Oct 26, 2012
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) supports volunteer service across the nation, and we couldn't let this weekend pass without saluting the millions who will take part in the annual Make a Difference Day. You can still find a project and join them if you hurry.
Posted on Oct 22, 2012
Meet Percy Thomas and Dorothy Campbell, two amazing volunteers in our Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) whose service was profiled on Friday's edition of the NBC Nightly News.
Posted on Oct 9, 2012
Posted on Oct 4, 2012
Each year, the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities through service.Applications for the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll are currently being accepted. The deadline for 2013 Honor Roll submissions is November 29, 2012, at 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Below is a video that highlights the 2012 Honor Roll recipients.