Solutions for Community Resilience: Meeting the Urgent Needs
Participants of the Solutions for Community Resilience track at the Conference on Volunteering and Service learned about successful models that empower and equip everyday citizens to create healthy, vibrant, thriving communities, as well as best practices for engaging volunteers from across the community in consensus building and community organizing to tackle some of today’s toughest issues.
How Higher Education Institutions Use Service to Develop 21st Century Citizens
"Democracy is work. We need citizens that know how to do that work. It means coming together with people that are not especially like you, or don’t necessarily like you, but together you can solve a problem."
College-Bound Girl Scout Starts Nonprofit to Save the Bees
Elizabeth Klosky was brainstorming ideas with her father on what to do for her Girl Scouts Gold Award project when she had the idea to do something to protect bees. She realized how important they were to the environment, how certain bee populations around the world were struggling, and she wanted to help.