WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced the five institutions that are the Presidential Awardees in the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.
Out of 6,000 submissions, 18 Americans Awarded Civilian Honor
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama today awarded Harris Wofford, a champion for national service and volunteerism, the Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation’s second-highest civilian honor.
MLK Day of Service Projects in all 50 states coincide with 57th Presidential Inaugural and National Day of Service
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thousands of organizations across the country are preparing to lead Americans in the nation's largest day of service, the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service.
Senior Corps volunteers, grantees share experience with administration officials
WASHINGTON, DC -- On Monday, September 10, American volunteers above age 55 took center stage at a White House event underscoring the impact of senior citizens who are making remarkable contributions to their communities.
12 Alumni Honored as “Champions of Change”
WASHINGTON, DC -- On Friday, August 17, the White House will welcome more than 175 AmeriCorps Alumni from 25 states and the District of Columbia for a day-long session celebrating national service as a pathway to opportunity and career advancement.
100-Day effort to spur new commitments to support 1 in 6 young adults out of jobs and school
Washington, D.C. — In response to President Obama’s challenge to the nation to help every young adult find a pathway to long-term economic success, The White House Council for Community Solutions today announced it will join a diverse coalition of partners to launch a 100-day initiative to unite all citizens to go “All In” for youth.
WASHINGTON, DC – Thursday, January 12th, eight local leaders who are following in the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. will be honored at the White House as Champions of Change. These men and women, who include business and non-profit leaders and community volunteers, have each taken great strides to improve the lives of others through volunteerism and in providing economic opportunity to others in their community.