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Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps

Last Friday, I had the privilege to participate in the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps at the White House, which was especially moving for me because I had been in attendance 20 years earlier when President Clinton launched AmeriCorps. My sister in service Wendy Spencer, CEO of…

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Cities of Service in Action: Making an Impact on Both Coasts

At Cities of Service, we are always striving to improve the services we provide by bringing our coalition cities, experts in the field, and other stakeholders to the table. In my first few months as executive director, I have participated in many meetings with our coalition cities, community…

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Service Plans

Richmond, VA Service Plan

Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ vision is to “Build a Better Richmond” by creating a Tier One City that offers a safe, supportive and culturally diverse environment – with world-class education, high-performance government…

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Orlando, FL Service Plan

Orlando Cares is the product of a seven-month planning process, led by Mayor Buddy Dyer and coordinated by Orlando’s Chief Service Officer, Marcia Hope Goodwin. This process engaged hundreds of community stakeholders and…

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Houston, TX Service Plan

Houston SERVICE – the City of Houston’s Service Plan – focuses on increasing the impact of volunteerism by aligning key partnerships with service programs that address the City’s most critical challenges. Programs that…

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Chula Vista, CA Service Plan

Chula Vista Serves is a series of campaigns designed to promote strategic volunteerism with the goals of increasing civic engagement by residents and aligning volunteers with existing and new service opportunities to…

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