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National Service Programs

Don't Give Millennials What They Want, Invest in Them Short-term

Willie Matis | Posted 12.26.2012 | Impact
Willie Matis

What if there was a program that gave millennials a chance to commit for just a short time -- to advance their resume by taking on leadership roles -- and a program that also harnessed the millennial generation's eagerness to make an impact?

National Service: An Imperative In Today's Economy

AnnMaura Connolly | Posted 09.30.2012 | Impact
AnnMaura Connolly

Two new reports released by Voices for National Service detail the vital role national service plays in providing cost-effective solutions to improve local communities and strengthen the American workforce and economy at large.

Amanda Terkel

National Service Ignored In 2012 Candidates' Discussion Of Jobs Crisis | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In July 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama promised that public service would be "a central cause" of his presidency. The pledge excited ...