Sep 29, 2008 at 10:01:44
“Americans are eager to devote their energy, skills, and creativity to tackling the serious challenges that face our country. A meaningful investment in service will allow us to tap into this tremendous resource. Imagine a nation in which Americans of all ages and backgrounds have the opportunity to serve in their communities or at the national level, helping to address issues like hunger, health disparities and educational inequity and redefining citizenship in the process.
It's an exciting vision, and I, for one, can't wait to see it become a reality.”