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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.
Saturday
Sep 21
2013

Great Americans: Community Service Is at the Core of our Country's National Character

The idea of community service is as old as America itself. Older really. Benjamin Franklin helped form the first volunteer fire department in Philadelphia in 1736, spawning a movement that continues to this day in communities throughout the country.

Shaping the Future of Public Service

Sep 21, 2013
On my first day at the Clinton School, I walked into the classroom at the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Center and immediately started introducing myself. Students were from coast to coast in the United States and places as far away as Bhutan. This exciting moment highlighted one of the definitive strengths of the Clinton School: the diversity of the student body.

Uniting to be the Solution

Jun 13, 2013
Only two days stand between now and Chicago Cares’ 20th Annual Serve-a-thon. This event started as an idea and has become a Chicago institution ­– today, Serve-a-thon is the largest single day of service in the city. To help celebrate, we are partnering with the Clinton Foundation for a Day of Action on June 15...