Washington, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced an innovative new partnership designed to continue to strengthen the nation's ability to respond to and recover from disasters while expanding career opportunities for young people.
Current Volunteers, Potential Volunteers
New initiative will foster, expand community engagement in low-performing schools
The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, the U.S. Department of Education andthe Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced today Together for Tomorrow, a new initiative to spotlight existing and spur new community engagement in turning around persistently low-performing schools.
Americans Honor the Life and Legacy of Dr. King
Hundreds of Thousands Volunteer on 2012 MLK Day of Service
“Today, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And we should honor that legacy by acting as drum majors for service and lifting up those less fortunate – not just today, but every day”
-President Obama, MLK Day of Service, January 16, 2012
Ward Also to Serve on White House Council for Community Solutions
Washington DC – The board of directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has elected Target executive and longtime service champion Laysha L. Ward to serve as chair.