The " gap year" has been a notable topic of discussion for several years. Should it be mandatory? Should it be a requirement
I was fortunate enough to have an experience like City Year to open my eyes and heart. What I know now is that I plan to spend the rest of my career advocating for kids who need voices. What will you do?
If we continue to work together, we can ensure that more young people feel empowered to take an active role in making our communities better.
Several of my favorite King quotes speak powerfully to an idea that I believe can help advance King's vision for America. That idea is large-scale, voluntary national service as a civic rite of passage.
When you were young, you may have been forced to answer the question: "what do you want to be when you grow up?" Maybe you've
AmeriCorps, the nation's domestic national service program, celebrates its 20th anniversary. At a White House ceremony, and events nationwide -- new recruits will raise their right hand and take the AmeriCorps pledge "to get things done for America."
If you know in advance that you are going to make a significant return on an investment, how do you not invest? And when that investment is in kids' lives, we have a remarkable opportunity to impact a generation -- and a moral obligation to do so.
The new study used survey data from the 2013 National Assessment for Education Progress, a standardized test administered
The volunteer generation has come to adulthood. They are bringing skills learned in the classroom and practiced in community into the workplace and, yet, more often than not, they are settling into jobs that fit their skillset but not their budding passion.
It's May and commencement time! Last weekend, Wheelock College and hundreds of other institutions across the country celebrated