Want to help NYC recover from the storm, but don’t know how?

If you’re here in person: You can volunteer. NYC Service is the hub, but organizations like New York Cares also have projects in all 5 boroughs, and even have a special section of their website for disaster recovery. There are also great lists to monitor through Brokelyn and Time Out New York, which they’re keeping… Continue reading Want to help NYC recover from the storm, but don’t know how?

In 2011, AmeriCorps received a whopping 582,000 applications for just 82,000 positions.  This is up from 536,000 in 2010 for 85,000 spots. That means that over two years, nearly 1 million Americans have been turned away from serving the country through AmeriCorps. This is VERY sad to me. We definitely need more national service opportunities,… Continue reading

Please join me in supporting OpportunityNation!

Please join me in supporting OpportunityNation, a new campaign of Be the Change Inc. that will change the United States of America in three specific and important ways.First, OpportunityNation seeks to build a national dialogue on opportunity. They believe opportunity is a core American value, and that it desperately needs to be injected into the… Continue reading Please join me in supporting OpportunityNation!