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Cities of Service Coalition

A Civic Marshall Plan for a Grad Nation: A Role for Volunteers?

Shirley Sagawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Shirley Sagawa

Having a sense of purpose is also a key ingredient for student success. If students can connect what they are learning to a positive future for themselves they are far more likely to do what it takes to succeed in school.

Cities of Service Takes off

Shirley Sagawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shirley Sagawa

September has been a big month for the service movement, with ten new mayors unveiling city service plans to local fanfare and ten additional mayors appointing Chief Service Officers.

Empowering Cities Through Service

Dr. Judith Rodin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Judith Rodin

Cities of Service, from Seattle to Savannah, are establishing innovative citizen-service strategies to address challenges from public safety to homelessness to struggling schools.

Go Local: easy way to find volunteer needs in your community

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Okay, you remember the "craigslist for service", AllForGood.org, a platform which makes it easy for people to find volunteer opportunities in their co...

Bloomberg, Daley Announce City Volunteerism Grants

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CHICAGO — There's a new effort to increase volunteerism in cities nationwide. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chicago Mayor Richard M. Dal...