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4 Reasons to Take a Service Year Before Medical School | AAMC

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4 Reasons to Take a Service Year Before Medical School | AAMC
4 Reasons to Take a Service Year Before Medical School | AAMC

It’s time to make national service a universal commitment | Brookings Institute

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It’s time to make national service a universal commitment | Brookings Institute
It’s time to make national service a universal commitment | Brookings Institute

Leon E. Panetta: National service and duty to country | Santa Cruz Sentinel

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Leon E. Panetta: National service and duty to country | Santa Cruz Sentinel
Leon E. Panetta: National service and duty to country | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Marin Voice: Service is a way to honor our veterans

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Marin Voice: Service is a way to honor our veterans
Marin Voice: Service is a way to honor our veterans

National service program could help heal divisions | Albany Times-Union

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National service program could help heal divisions | Albany Times-Union
National service program could help heal divisions | Albany Times-Union

Veterans Day: With numbers dwindling, should military or civilian service be required? | USA Today

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Veterans Day: With numbers dwindling, should military or civilian service be required? | USA Today
Veterans Day: With numbers dwindling, should military or civilian service be required? | USA Today

Opinion: America needs big ideas to heal our divides. Here are three.

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Opinion: America needs big ideas to heal our divides. Here are three.
Opinion: America needs big ideas to heal our divides. Here are three.

How national service can support students in low-income schools | Service Year Alliance releases a report on national service and education

The Role of National Service in Improving Elementary and Secondary Education Outcomes in Low-Income Schools, was released on October 2, 2017 at a Capitol Hill Briefing hosted by Service Year Alliance, Voices for National Service, and America’s Promise Alliance.  The report, written by Service Year Alliance, takes a unique look at how national service members provide an under-recognized and cost-effective source of human capital to improve student outcomes in low-income schools.  The report explores seven roles that national service programs, particularly AmeriCorps, play in supporting student success to help education stakeholders and policymakers better understand how national service is critical to important education reform efforts and reducing educational disparities.

How national service can support students in low-income schools
How national service can support students in low-income schools | Service Year Alliance releases a report on national service and education

Meghan's adventure of advocating for national service

On October 3rd, Meghan and four other AmeriCorps alums advocated for national service on Capitol Hill with Service Year Alliance. They met with congressional staffers with two goals in mind: to share our service stories -- particularly as they related to disaster relief efforts -- and ask members of Congress to make the AmeriCorps education award tax-free. Read what she had to say about her experience! 

Meghan's adventure of advocating for national service
Meghan's adventure of advocating for national service

A Service Year Before Medical School | Corey did a service year with Public Allies to gain real-world experience.

Corey did a service year between college and medical school. His experience made him a better leader and helped him understand the challenges outside of the hospital that affect patients' health.
A Service Year Before Medical School | Corey did a service year with Public Allies to gain real-world experience.
A Service Year Before Medical School | Corey did a service year with Public Allies to gain real-world experience.
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