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Volunteering and community engagement empower people to change the world from the grassroots up, especially when enabled by strong partnerships at every level. It has been 10 years since the International Year of Volunteers in 2001, and through a General Assembly Resolution, the United Nations called for this anniversary to be marked in 2011 across the planet. During the anniversary Year, the wide range of partners and stakeholders recognized the positive impacts of volunteering, facilitated people’s contributions to peace and the Millennium Development Goals through volunteering, built and reinforced volunteering networks, and promoted the values and impact of volunteering. LEARN MORE AT THE IYV+10 WEBSITE: www.iyvplus10.org
Orion Grassroots Network
ServiceNation : A campaign to inspire a new era of voluntary citizen service in America At a time of budget cuts and belt-tightening, our nation still faces immense challenges — nearly half of all young people are unemployed or underemployed, one million students are dropping out of school each year, communities are struggling to rebuild in a country that feels increasingly more partisan and divided every day. “They fall through the cracks and drop out – like so many of my friends who I grew up with. Before I began my career, I wanted to serve so that these children wouldn’t fall through.” —Jeffrey Jimenez, City Year Alum. Read Jeffrey's story.
Welcome, . You are now logged in. Create The Good connects you with volunteer opportunities to share your life experiences, skills and passions in your community. Learn More AARP's Doughnut Hole Tool Kit is designed so individuals, organizations, and community groups can help a friend or family member find out whether they are at risk of falling into the coverage gap… Read More Create The Good: Community Service, Volunteering & Charity Work - AARP | Create The Good
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Be The Change, Inc is a nonprofit organization, recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Be the Change creates and manages national issue-based campaigns, such as ServiceNation, Opportunity Nation, and Got Your 6, driven by broad cross-sector coalitions that inspire culture change and accelerate public policy development to bring about positive changes in our society. ServiceNation ServiceNation aims to increase service opportunities and elevate service as a core ideal and problem-solving strategy in our society. Opportunity Nation Opportunity Nation seeks to enhance opportunity and economic mobility in America. Be The Change Inc.