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At the 2013 Conference on Volunteering and Service on Wednesday, Points of Light and JPMorgan Chase will announce the launch of the One America campaign (#1America), a national program that brings together rivals in politics, entertainment and sports with the goal of inspiring millions to unite in service.
WASHINGTON, June 6 – The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, today opened The Civic 50 for 2013, an initiative to identify the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation. Through August 16, S&P 500 companies can complete a comprehensive survey at www.Civic50.org. Responses will be used to generate an overall composite score around civic engagement, resulting in a rank ordered 1-to-50 list.
JPMorgan Chase Sponsors the Nation’s Largest Conference on Volunteering; 5,000 People Expected in Washington, D.C., June 19-22, 2013
Event Inspires Businesses to Join A Billion+Change’s Pro Bono Movement and Move the Needle on Pressing Community Issues
At this time, we are in communication with our Texas affiliates that are most near the town of West Texas. The Volunteer Center of North Texas (80 miles away) is in active communication with One Star Foundation, the state and local VOAD and the Texas Conservation Corps.
Points of Light’s thoughts are with everyone affected by the tragedy in Boston on Monday. We salute all who have stepped up to help in the face of a horrible event. Boston Cares reports receiving incredible support from the community, as have many service organizations. It is in that spirit that generationOn, Points of Light’s youth initiative, provides the following resources and projects to empower young people to make a positive impact in their communities.
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