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Voices for
National Service

We are a coalition of organizations that believe citizens are central to solving the problems facing their communities. Together, we urge leaders in Washington and around the country to expand national service, a vital resource for strengthening communities and the nation.

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Our leaders need to hear that national service delivers results. It’s not just nice — it’s necessary. Make your voice heard today.

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“This coalition has made it possible for our six-city organization to have a voice in a national conversation about social change and service.”

Jim McCorkell, CEO and Founder, College Possible

“We need to stand together to expand service opportunities in America. Voices unites our movement in a single voice to achieve that goal.”

Curt Ellis, CEO and Co-Founder, FoodCorps

“Voices is leading the charge on service policy. Their research powerfully demonstrates the value of investing in national service.”

Elisa Villanueva Beard, CEO, Teach For America

Our Coalition

National service provides the people power to some of the most vital organizations in the country. Working together, we advocate for continued support and expansion of these critical programs.


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