President Trump’s Budget Proposes Elimination of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps


The White House just submitted their budget proposal for fiscal year 2019. As in last year’s proposed budget, it recommends that the government shut down the Corporation for National and Community Service, and eliminate AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, ending the country’s 80-year investment in national service. It provides minimal funding to shutdown the Corporation for National and … Continue reading President Trump’s Budget Proposes Elimination of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps

Reflecting on 2017


2017 was a year filled with contention in our government, communities, streets, and schools. We saw mass destruction when three monster hurricanes ravaged Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands within a four-week span and when a lone shooter rained gunfire down upon concert-goers in Las Vegas, Nevada. 2017 was also a year that … Continue reading Reflecting on 2017

Service-Learning January Digest


Happy New Year! While the cold may be settling in all over the country, the service-learning community is keeping warm with all of their projects. Here are some great programs that we’ve heard about over the past month: • Since 2011, Weaver and Concerned Citizens of Aiken/Atlanta Now (WeCCAAN) has organized intergenerational service-learning trips for … Continue reading Service-Learning January Digest

National Youth Leadership Council Receives Grant From The UPS Foundation


The National Youth Leadership Council received a $175,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS. “The UPS Foundation is honored to support the National Youth Leadership Council’s effort to create a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world with young people, their schools, and their communities through service-learning,” … Continue reading National Youth Leadership Council Receives Grant From The UPS Foundation