National Service Blog

Take a look inside the world of national service and volunteering to learn how AmeriCorps and Senior Corps improve lives, foster civic engagement, and strengthen communities across the country.


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True Tales of Lives and Futures that were #MadeInAmeriCorps

We’re highlighting stories of AmeriCorps alumni whose paths were influenced by national serviceAt the Corporation for National and Community Service... Read More
National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service panel on stage

Service in Spotlight as National Commission Releases Report

Bipartisan Leaders Call National Service ‘America’s Best-Kept Secret’National service was in the house and on the agenda Wednesday as the National... Read More
Painting titled, "The Girl in the Picture"

MLK Day: The Girl in the Picture

(The following post previously appeared on the National Service Blog in 2015.)Ruby Bridges’ walk to school became a symbol of the Civil Rights... Read More
Admiral Gay swearing someone into office

Life Lessons in Mentoring from a Military Leader

Admiral Earl Gay knows a lot about inspiring others from 33 years of Navy serviceJanuary is National Mentoring Month and the Corporation for National... Read More
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