(White House Photo, 4/21/09, Samantha Appleton)
A few weeks ago, President Obama signed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act
into law, ushering in a new era of service and volunteering for our nation. Facing unprecedented challenges, the President has asked all Americans to engage in service opportunities help create a better nation.
The Corporation for National & Community Service was charged with dramatically expanding opportunities for Americans to serve, and in a sign of how seriously they are taking that charge today they announced
a nationwide listening tour. Visit their site
to learn more and register for their public listening sessions MO, SC, DC, MA, UT, or LA.
The Serve America Act goes into effect on October 1. In the meantime, here's what else you can do to stay involved and make a difference: