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.
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.Read More about A Young Leader’s Reflections on Mandela, MLK, and Service in South Africa
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...Read More about Uniting to be the Solution
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...Read More about The Spirit of Ubuntu
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