New York neighborhoods are changing thanks to Mayor Bloomberg's initiative MillionTrees NYC, which is making the landscape of the city greener, one tree at a time. But planting trees is only the first step in improving the NYC environment.
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Does all of this work to create change, or support organizations and people that do this work, really make a dent in the problems we collectively face? Hearts on Fire helps to address this question.
I propose that qualified men and women volunteer their time to help students in their respective cities with their homework -- help them excel in school and ultimately find success later in life.
There is a movement sweeping our city this week rooted in a commitment to a common cause: active citizenship.
In the past, finding a place to volunteer would have been a daunting and labor-intensive process. But NYC Service changes all that.
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