Research & Reports

The case for growing national service is strong. Check out our library of research, position papers, testimony and other resources.

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Funding National Service

In October 2015, Republican firm TargetPoint Consulting conducted a poll of registered voters across nine presidential battleground states. The poll found that voters across the political spectrum overwhelmingly support investing federal taxpayer dollars to support national service programs. 83% of voters...

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Celebrating 20 Years of AmeriCorps

In 1993, President Bill Clinton created AmeriCorps to channel the energy of young people toward addressing national challenges.  Twenty years later, we celebrate the accomplishments of the more than 900,000 Americans who have contributed more than 1.2 billion hour of...

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The Economic Value of National Service

A report by economists at Columbia University demonstrates the significant return on investment for national service programs: every dollar invested in national service generates almost $4 in returns to society in terms of higher earnings, increased output, and other community-wide...

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National Service: Pathways to Employment

National service programs offer job training, skill-building and pathways to successful careers. Research shows that the workplace skills national service members acquire during their service terms make them more likely to be employed and to earn higher salaries over the...

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