A Vibrant Network of Cities Engaging Citizens to Address Local Needs

to inspire and support mayors
and city officials to improve city life
through impact volunteering.

190 Cities of Service

New funding opportunity to help cities fight blight.

WriterCoach Connection

Featured City

Richmond, CA

WriterCoach Connection

Through WriterCoach Connection, over 100 community volunteers have been trained as WriterCoaches, and they have worked one-on-one with 184 Richmond High School students. In its first end-of-year assessment, over 90% of the high school students reported that their writing coaches were helpful; and teachers report that they can now give more complex assignments to these students. The program has been so successful that neighboring communities are asking how they too can get involved.



Featured Mayor

Gayle McLaughlin

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin

Richmond, CA

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin has been instrumental in the success of Richmond’s service initiatives, including encouraging and supporting city employees to volunteer as WriterCoaches.

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Cities of Service

Belleville, IL
Harrisburg, PA
Easton, PA
Houston, TX
Fall River, MA
Palatine, IL
Waterbury, CT
Portland, OR
Streamwood, IL
Kettering, OH
Belvidere, IL
Camden, NJ
St. Petersburg, FL
Island Lake, IL
Rock Hill, SC
Evanston, IL
Oakland, CA
Cottonwood, AZ
Navasota, TX
Parker, PA
Kansas City, KS
Nacogdoches, TX
Sunrise, FL
Charleston, SC
Lancaster, CA
Bridgeport, CT
Eugene, OR
Arlington, TX
Vermillion, SD
Washington, DC
New Bedford, MA
Hanover Park, IL
Doral, FL
Salem, IL
Hazel Crest, IL
Memphis, TN
Brockton, MA
Englewood, CO
Fort Wayne, IN
Reading, PA
Prichard, AL
Buffalo, NY
Fort Lauderdale, FL
London, UK
Union City, GA
Fayetteville, AR
New Orleans, LA
West Palm Beach, FL
Omaha, NE
O Fallon, IL
Springfield, MA
San Francisco, CA
McKinney, TX
Grand Rapids, MI
Tulsa, OK
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Fresno, CA
East Moline, IL
Billings, MT
Plymouth, UK
Robbins, IL
Akron, OH
Kingsport, TN
Swindon, UK
Rock Island, IL
Hayward, CA
Franklin Park, IL
Baltimore, MD
Brownsville, TX
Forsyth, GA
Marysville, WA
Milwaukee, WI
North Chicago, IL
Savannah, GA
Aurora, IL
Surprise, AZ
Midlothian, IL
Joliet, IL
Libertyville, IL
Troy, NY
Kansas City, MO
Holyoke, MA
West Park, FL
Mount Vernon, IL
Richton Park, IL
South Bend, IN
Corpus Christi, TX
Hartford, CT
Decatur, GA
San Jose, CA
Friars Point, MS
Portsmouth, UK
Jacksonville, IL
Orlando, FL
Cooper City, FL
Allentown, PA
New Hope, MN
Plano, IL
Amesville, OH
Riverton, WY
Louisville, KY
Lansing, MI
Cincinnati, OH
Hattiesburg, MS
Parkland, FL
Hamilton, OH
Lithonia, GA
Indianapolis, IN
Wilmington, DE
Columbia, IL
Markham, IL
Ogden, UT
Dubuque, IA
Raleigh, NC
Smithville, TX
Calumet Park, IL
Richmond, VA
Duluth, MN
Baton Rouge, LA
Glendale Heights, IL
Glens Falls, NY
Elgin, IL
Park Ridge, IL
Forest Park, IL
Chatham, IL
Champaign, IL
Sacramento, CA
Chula Vista, CA
Westbrook, ME
Kalamazoo, MI
Bryant, AR
University Park, IL
Pembroke Pines, FL
Los Angeles, CA
Telford & Wrekin, UK
DeKalb, IL
Providence, RI
Boston, MA
St. Paul, MN
Monterey, CA
Silvis, IL
Utica, NY
Sauk Village, IL
Toledo, OH
East St. Louis, IL
Hoffman Estates, IL
Missoula, MT
Bristol, UK
Peoria, IL
Waterloo, IL
Coral Springs, FL
York, PA
Syracuse, NY
Somerville, MA
Plano, TX
Tuscaloosa, AL
The Colony, TX
Farrell, PA
Valdosta, GA
Cohoes, NY
Olympia Fields, IL
Ashmore, IL
Kewanee, IL
Virginia Beach, VA
St. Louis, MO
Chicago, IL
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Watervliet, NY
Vancouver, WA
Tucson, AZ
Ames, IA
Miami, FL
Davenport, IA