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Dr. Bernice King and Michael D. Smith Exclusive: Together We Serve, On MLK Day Of Service And Beyond

Opinion by Michael D. Smith and Dr. Bernice King
Blavity News | Jan. 14

As you consider how you will focus your time and efforts in this new year, we urge you to pledge to volunteer and give back to your community through 2022. 

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A year of service for all: The key to rebuilding the fabric of our nation

Opinion by Elizabeth Young McNally
The Hill | Oct. 2, 2021

...young Americans work closely with teammates with meaningfully different lived experiences, serve in locations different from where they came, do work that is larger than self, and accomplish difficult feats. Read more in The Hill.

Democrats say a Civilian Climate Corps will create jobs. Here's how it could work.

By Rachel Ramirez and Ella Nilsen
CNN | Sept. 28, 2021

Some lawmakers are advocating for the corps to be run through AmeriCorps, arguing that the program made the most sense to employ young people in short-term service jobs... Read more at CNN.com.

60 years after the Peace Corps, service still brings Americans together

Opinion by Barbara Stewart and Aaron Williams
The Hill | Sept. 22, 2021

Together, [Peace Corps and AmeriCorps] have engaged approximately 1.5 million Americans in service at home and abroad. Read more in The Hill.

Rekindle the spirit of unity in honor of 9/11

Opinion by Mal Coles
The Hill | Sept. 11, 2021

To be sure, we will never forget the sacrifices made that day. But I also remember, clearly, how we as a nation came together afterward to help one another and rise from this tragedy. Read more in The Hill.

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