National Service Agency CEO to Address Leaders at Largest Conference on Service, New York City, June 28-30

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Jun 25, 2010
National Service Agency CEO to Address Leaders at Largest Conference on Service, New York City, June 28-30

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Washington, DC — Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, will challenge a record number of service leaders to develop better, innovative strategies to achieve greater impact on our nation's toughest challenges.

Corvington's remarks at the open plenary, town hall meeting, awards gala and MTV teen forum will be live webcasted at VolunteeringandService.org. To received press credentials please email aetienne@cns.gov.

More than 5,000 leaders from nearly every major sector – service, corporate and government – will gather the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service held in New York City on June 28-30. The conference consist of over 170 session focused on methods to better target federal and private resources, engage more Americas in service, and build the capacity of nonprofit to expand what works and seeding new ideas.

As the head of the nation's service programs – AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and Learn and Serve America – and President Obama's United We Serve initiative, Corvington will discuss and lead the agency's first listening session on its five year strategic plan. The plan sets the direction for the agency.

Below are details about Corvington's speaking engagements.

Monday, June 28

WHAT: "It's Up to YOU" Opening Plenary Session hosted by MSNBC's Morning Joe team Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski

WHO: Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation; Michelle Nunn, CEO, Points of Light Institute and Co-Founder, HandsOn Network; The Hon. David A. Paterson, Governor, New York; The Hon. Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York; Melody Barnes, Director of Domestic Policy Council, The White House, and others.

WHEN: 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. (ET)

WHERE: Radio City Music Hall
1260 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY

WHAT: "Here's To YOU" Inspiration Event hosted by "The Daily Show's" John Oliver; The Corporation's Spirit of Service Awards

WHO: Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation; Actress Ruby Dee, actress; and a special presentation by Jeff Parness, founder of The New York Says Thank You Foundation, and among others.

WHEN: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. (ET)

WHERE: Radio City Music Hall
1260 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY

Tuesday, June 29

WHAT: The Corporation's National Service Town Hall; first strategic plan listening session and Q&A

WHO: Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation

WHEN: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. (ET)

WHERE: Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY

WHAT: It's Up to Us!" 2010 NCVS Youth Forum host by MTV and TeenNick

WHO: Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation; Michelle Nunn; MTV News Correspondent Sway Calloway, Ben Nemtin from MTV's “The Buried Life;” and youth service leaders

WHEN: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (ET)

WHERE: Invitation only and live webcast at VolunteeringandService.org. Please email aetienne@cns.gov for credentials.

Media Contact

Samantha Jo Warfield
(202) 606-6775
sjwarfield@cns.gov

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