Last year, representatives of the national service field, including alumni, program staff, service partners, and corporate sponsors, visited with more than 120 congressional offices during the Voices for National Service Capitol Hill Day, to discuss the federal investment in AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, and Senior Corps.
The group brought evidence of programs’ performance and impact from 31 different states and more than 60 organizations. For more information on this coordinated day of meetings on Capitol Hill that will inform Congress about the work performed by national service participants in every district in America, visit: http://www.voicesforservice.org/events.htm.
The 5 Promises represent conditions children need to achieve adult success. The collective work of the Alliance involves keeping these promises to America’s youth. This article relates to the promises highlighted below:
These six platform areas are based on the collective experience and expertise of individuals at organizations engaged with young people across the country, the experience of young people themselves, and our own research. The platform areas are a statement of best practice – they are what has been demonstrated to work to improve graduation outcomes for young people.: