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Corporation for National and Community Service
Friday
Aug 29
2014

5 Ways To Celebrate AmeriCorps' 20 Years of Service

September 12 marks 20 years since President Clinton welcomed the first class of AmeriCorps – a program that connects Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation.

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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.

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...

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...