Alan Solomont

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Arielle Jennings

Massachusetts executive director, Generation Citizen

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Training citizens, one student at a time

Training citizens, one student at a time

Legislation would mandate civics requirement in schools

ON FEBRUARY 15 the Legislature took up a bill entitled “An Act to Promote and Enhance Civic Engagement.” The bipartisan legislation, now making its way through the Senate Ways and Means Committee, would support educators across the Commonwealth providing high-quality civic education for all young people. The proposed legislation mandates that every student engage in(...)

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Spare service programs from budget ax

Spare service programs from budget ax

Now more than ever, feds must invest in opportunities to serve

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S FISCAL 2018 budget eliminates all funding for the Corporation for National and Community Service, the parent organization of flagship national service programs such as AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. As two former chairs of the community service corporation, representing different political parties, we call on the White House and Congress to consider the broad benefits(...)

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