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A Year of Service, With a Dose of Entertainment

Zach Maurin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Impact
Zach Maurin

We have a generation of young people who are desperate for the chance to earn a living, learn new skills, and make a difference in the lives of others. Simply put, our country needs the Millennial Generation to become another Greatest Generation.

This Denim Jacket Is TERRIBLE ... And It Could Be Yours!

HuffPost Live | John Stephens | Posted 07.17.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In 2012 a record number of Americans applied to serve their country, but 500,000 applicants to AmeriCorps were turned away because funding for the Ser...

Where Will You Serve?

Aaron Marquez | Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact
Aaron Marquez

I serve because I believe national service is the most powerful idea we have to transform America. Through it, we redefine the foundation of citizenship and what we expect from all Americans.

Eleanor Goldberg

How Veterans Are Supporting One Another On Veterans Day | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

When Dylan Tete left Iraq, he thought he was finished working in ravaged cities. But, when Hurricane Katrina hit the day he was to start graduate scho...

Redefining Veterans Day

Kelly Meyer | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact
Kelly Meyer

Too often we associate veterans with the dirty and forgotten man on the street, whose cardboard sign strives to remind us that he once served our country. But that's not who a veteran is, it's what society has let them become.

Service: More Important than Ever

Greg Propper | Posted 06.21.2011 | Impact
Greg Propper

With concern over the size of the national debt, leaders of both parties are telling us to expect shared sacrifice. Now is the time to expand national service, not scale back our ambitions.

Save Service: The Future Of AmeriCorps

Greg Propper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Greg Propper

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would completely eliminate AmeriCorps. This is serious, and potentially devastating, news for the thousands of nonprofits.

Celebrate Veterans Day With Civilian Service

Shirley Sagawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shirley Sagawa

An important part of the healing process for veterans is finding renewed purpose through service to others. That is a lesson for all of us, and one we ought to honor on Veterans Day.

A Time to Serve

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David D. Burstein

In these troubled economic times, with a record government deficit, those engaging in service are more needed than ever. Service can fill the holes that government simply cannot.

Getting Ready For Obama's Big Day...Of Service

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Communities and non-profits across the country are gearing up for what will undoubtedly be a record number of volunteers on this upcoming Martin Luthe...

A New Age for Individual Service

Tom Nelson and Usher Raymond IV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Nelson and Usher Raymond IV

Younger Americans in the millennial generation, many of whom went to schools that required service to graduate, are better prepared for civic engagement than any other generation in our history.

World's First "Good Capital" Conference

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

The Social Capital Markets 2008 Conference (SoCap) is the world's first conference to bring institutional and individual investors together with social entrepreneurs.

Why Doing Good Is Sexy

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Doing good has never been hotter. Everybody's talking about their desire to make a difference, and volunteerism and civic participation are suddenly a...