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Employers Value Service Years | Farmers Insurance leading the way in valuing service years

Farmers Insurance is part of Employers for National Service - an initiative that connects AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other service year alumni with employers from the private, public and nonprofit sectors. More than 500 employers are now a part of the program, which gives national service alumni additional opportunities to apply their skills in the workplace. 

Employers Value Service Years | Farmers Insurance leading the way in valuing service years
Employers Value Service Years | Farmers Insurance leading the way in valuing service years

Developing Grit Through a Service Year

Meg Garlinghouse, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and the Head of Social Impact at LinkedIn, spoke to service year corps members about the critical skills they will develop during their year of service and why employers value their service year experience.  

Developing Grit Through a Service Year
Developing Grit Through a Service Year

4 Reasons to Take a Service Year Before Medical School | AAMC

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4 Reasons to Take a Service Year Before Medical School | AAMC
4 Reasons to Take a Service Year Before Medical School | AAMC

It’s time to make national service a universal commitment | Brookings Institute

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It’s time to make national service a universal commitment | Brookings Institute
It’s time to make national service a universal commitment | Brookings Institute

Leon E. Panetta: National service and duty to country | Santa Cruz Sentinel

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Leon E. Panetta: National service and duty to country | Santa Cruz Sentinel
Leon E. Panetta: National service and duty to country | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Marin Voice: Service is a way to honor our veterans

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Marin Voice: Service is a way to honor our veterans
Marin Voice: Service is a way to honor our veterans

National service program could help heal divisions | Albany Times-Union

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National service program could help heal divisions | Albany Times-Union
National service program could help heal divisions | Albany Times-Union

Veterans Day: With numbers dwindling, should military or civilian service be required? | USA Today

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Veterans Day: With numbers dwindling, should military or civilian service be required? | USA Today
Veterans Day: With numbers dwindling, should military or civilian service be required? | USA Today

Opinion: America needs big ideas to heal our divides. Here are three.

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Opinion: America needs big ideas to heal our divides. Here are three.
Opinion: America needs big ideas to heal our divides. Here are three.

How national service can support students in low-income schools | Service Year Alliance releases a report on national service and education

The Role of National Service in Improving Elementary and Secondary Education Outcomes in Low-Income Schools, was released on October 2, 2017 at a Capitol Hill Briefing hosted by Service Year Alliance, Voices for National Service, and America’s Promise Alliance.  The report, written by Service Year Alliance, takes a unique look at how national service members provide an under-recognized and cost-effective source of human capital to improve student outcomes in low-income schools.  The report explores seven roles that national service programs, particularly AmeriCorps, play in supporting student success to help education stakeholders and policymakers better understand how national service is critical to important education reform efforts and reducing educational disparities.

How national service can support students in low-income schools | Service Year Alliance releases a report on national service and education
How national service can support students in low-income schools | Service Year Alliance releases a report on national service and education
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