Youth Service America

Contact Information

1620 I St NW
Ste 210
Washington, DC 20006 - 4028
(202) 296-2994
FY 2017 Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service

Executive Summary

Youth Service America proposes to have 35,000 K-12 student volunteers who will serve in school-based projects addressing local community needs in in Atlanta/State of Georgia, Dallas/State of Texas, Phoenix/State of Arizona, and Baltimore-Washington, DC/State of Maryland, and nationwide on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. On the MLK Day of Service, 35,000 volunteers will be responsible for participating in projects organized by educators and student leaders and reflecting on the meaning of MLK Day of Service. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area(s) of economic opportunity and health. For MLK, the CNCS investment of $136,060 will be matched with $352,556, $0 in public funding and $352,556 in private funding.

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