Civic engagement has the potential to empower young adults, increase their self-determination, and give them the skills and self-confidence they need to enter the workforce. Read about one youth’s experience in AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC).
The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC) supports the service-learning community in higher education, kindergarten through grade twelve, community-based organizations, tribal programs, and all others interested in strengthening schools and communities using service-learning.
The Knowledge Networks page, on the National and Community Service website, provides training and technical assistance resources organized by focus area. It connects service programs with targeted training and information.
National 4-H Headquarters, United States Department of Agriculture. 4-H is the largest youth organization in the United States for children and youth ages 5 to 19. Visit the Cooperative Extension Office near you to find a 4-H program in your community
Learn and Serve America supports and encourages service-learning throughout the United States, and enables over one million students to make meaningful contributions to their community while building their academic and civic skills. By engaging our nation's young people in service-learning, Learn and Serve America instills an ethic of lifelong community service
The Corporation for National and Community Service plays a vital role in supporting the American culture of citizenship, service and responsibility. The Corporation is a catalyst for change and champion for the ideal that every American has skills and talents to give. The Corporation is the nation's largest grantmaker supporting service and volunteering. Through AmeriCorps and Learn and Serve America programs, The Corporation provides opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to express their patriotism while addressing critical community needs