2017 Best Practice Competition Winners

Service Year Alliance would like to congratulate the winners our 2017 Best Practices Competition. Throughout the summer, we ran a competition in search of the best of the best in the service year field. Service Year Alliance is grateful for all the organizations that submitted their practices, however the following organizations’ practices rose to the top.

We will work with these programs to turn their practices into templates for other programs to use and learn from — keep your eye out for the monthly Service Year Connector newsletter as these resources become available in the coming months. Congratulations again to the winners! 

2017 Best Practices Competition Winners

American YouthWorks


California State University Chancellor's Office*

CEDAM (Community Economic Development Association of Michigan)

Cherry Health*

City of Rochester, New York


College Forward

Community Mediation Maryland

Conservation Trust for North Carolina


Institute for Emerging Issues

Iowa Department of Public Health

Literacy First

Los Angeles Promise Zone

Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Martha O'Bryan Center*

NYC Service*

Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND)

Playworks Education Energized

Public Allies Chicago

Seattle AmeriCorps Collaborative

Super Stars Literacy

United Way of Genesee County

University of Northern Iowa

Utah State University Public & School Partnership*

Virginia Mentoring Partnership

Volunteer Iowa

*These organizations won with multiple submissions.


2017 Best Practice Competition Winners
2017 Best Practice Competition Winners
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