Your participation will highlight the importance of citizen engagement, recognize the dedication and impact of national service members, and inspire more residents to get involved in their communities.
Successful communication and media involvement is crucial to the success of the day. We have put together this Communications Toolkit to make it easy to plan an event and reach out to the media.
Every October, millions of people across the nation volunteer their time during Make A Difference Day to make their communities better places to live. This week, 10 projects and three cities will be honored with Make A Difference Awards, and several national service participants – including two AmeriCorps members – will be recognized.
Next week more than 730 mayors, collectively representing nearly 100 million Americans in all 50 states, will join together to recognize the impact of national service participants in AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs who are making a difference in their communities.
As solution-focused local elected officials, mayors have a unique role in this country. CNCS' priority on expanding economic opportunity to create sustainable and resilient communities directly aligns with the goals of mayors.