Service Year Alliance elevates service years as an experience that transforms lives, strengthens communities, and fuels civic renewal.

We lift up stories about the impact of service years on individuals, communities, and our country as a way to persuade decision makers — including federal, state, and local legislators, as well as private sector leaders — to unlock funds for service years. Additionally, we aim to inspire the next generation of young Americans to do a service year.

We do this through social media campaigns, earned media, partnering with thought leaders on opinion editorials, and more.

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With press inquiries or for more information about Service Year Alliance or national service, feel free to contact [email protected].

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“We Americans suck at regimentation and blindly following orders from the top down. But we’re pretty good at local initiative, youthful dynamism and decentralized civic action. We need a Covid response that fits the kind of people we are. National service is an essential piece of that response.”
-David Brooks,
New York Times, May 2020

Media Toolkit

Explore our Media Toolkit for additional information and resources on Service Year Alliance and national service for members of the press.

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National Service in the Press

If you are interested in authoring a column, op-ed, or article, or in working with Service Year Alliance to lift up national service as the solution America needs right now, please email Maureen Eccleston at [email protected]

Service Year Alliance In the News


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