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Does Service Work?
ServiceWorks is part of Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative. First launched in 2014, Pathways to Progress aimed to help low-income 16- to 24-year-olds develop the workplace skills and leadership experience necessary to compete in the 21st century economy. In spring 2017, a review of ServiceWorks was conducted based on assessment of program data and documents, plus interviews with participants and stakeholders.
Announcing the 2017 Corporate Volunteer Council of the Year
At the 2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service, Points of Light honored the Corporate Volunteerism Council – Twin Cities as 2017 Corporate Volunteer Council of the Year for serving as a primary local resource for encouraging, educating and connecting businesses that support employee volunteerism.
Atados Wins 2017 George W. Romney Award
This year’s award, inspired by Points of Light’s resilient communities framework and aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, recognizes Atados' contribution to healthy, vibrant, thriving communities by adapting its successful volunteer engagement model to respond to the global refugee crisis and provide aid to the people taking refuge in Brazil.
Syrian Violinist Turns Passion for Music into Message of Peace
"I feel powerless to change the current tragedy on going in my country. However, I believe so much in the power of music – and I believe it its ability to fashion peace and love in our world."

Stories of Change

For the Youth, By the Youth

During this year's Conference on Volunteering and Service, and with the generous support o...

Building a Movement: Leaders of Social Change...

Encompassing the themes of movement making, women’s empowerment, and economic and socia...

Announcing the 2017 Corporate Volunteer Counc...

At the 2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service yesterday, Points of Light honored t...

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