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National Conference on Volunteering and Service

Detroit - A Resilient Community We All Got to See

Tracy Hoover | Posted 08.09.2016 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

This post by Tracy Hoover, Points of Light's CEO, originially appeared on the Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University's blog. Resiliency is...

NCVS Recap: Looking Back at Three Days of Service and Self-Empowerment in New Orleans

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact
Robert J. Rosenthal

As the people of New Orleans have rebuilt, their city has also quietly become a laboratory for some of the most innovative social service initiatives in the country. Indeed, we can all learn from New Orleans.

Service is up to You: Reflections from the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service

Shannon Schuyler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shannon Schuyler

Bolunteer time and passion must be effectively leveraged to expand learning opportunities for students. We must ensure that students are receiving increased learning time, both in and out of the classroom.

Landon Donovan Surprises Student Volunteers, Emphasizes Public Service

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In one of his first public appearances since returning to the United States from South Africa Tuesday Morning, U.S. soccer player and now-household na...

Business Serves Local Communities: Doing Well by Doing Good

Michelle Nunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

We know that companies that incorporate community service programs into their business practices ultimately strengthen the communities in which they live and work. The truly innovative corporations must go a step further.