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Photo credit: Barbara Kinney / Clinton Foundation
Monday
Jan 20
2014

A Young Leader’s Reflections on Mandela, MLK, and Service in South Africa

In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, read how a 20-year-old City Year service leader is contributing to growing the tradition of youth service in South Africa.

Africa 2012: Day 1 Recap

Jul 16, 2012
Yesterday in Johannesburg, President Clinton visited Ikusasalethu, a City Year service site, where the City Year team was repainting old shipping containers that are used for afterschool tutoring and meals programs. View a gallery of the visit. President Clinton helped launched City Year South Africa in 2005 with Nelson Mandela, and in 2006, through the Clinton Global Initiative...

The Spirit of Ubuntu

Jul 14, 2012
There is a Zulu proverb called Ubuntu that says: “I am a person through other people. My humanity is tied to yours.” Archbishop Desmond Tutu explained it this way: “One of the sayings in our country is Ubuntu — the essence of being human. Ubuntu speaks particularly about the fact that you can’t exist as a human being...