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by Maja Beckstrom, Twin Cities Pioneer Press The Twin Cities has slipped to second place in volunteerism, according to the annual “Volunteering and Civic Life in America” report. About one in three adults in the Twin Cities said they gave…

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by Shirley Sagawa, Chief Service Officer of NCoC, originally posted in the Huffington Post Fifteen years ago this week, philanthropists and other leaders gathered in the White House — and thousands more watched at sites across the country — to…

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Originally posted by the Journal-News Hamilton, OH — Ohioans want to be connected to their neighbors and their larger community, but their efforts are falling short, according to a new study. Civic health Ñ which includes volunteerism, voter participation, and…

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by the Washington Post Maybe you’ve heard somewhere that no one eats dinner together anymore. There’s even some pushing the idea that instead of scrambling to eat dinner together, families should aim for breakfast. And maybe you believed that family…

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by Emily Badger, the Washington Post No one trusts their neighbors quite like the good people of Utah. No state contains more conscientious shoppers than — wait for it — Oregon. The state where people have the least confidence in…

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by Nate Dougherty, Rochester Business Journal Rochester is among the most service-minded communities in America, a report released this week from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the National Conference on Citizenship shows. The ÒVolunteering and Civic Life…

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by Megan O’Neil, Chronicle of Philantrophy A new federal report shows declines in 16 of 20 indicators of civic health, including falling rates of volunteerism and engagement with community organizations and flagging trust in public institutions. In 2013, slightly more…

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by Staff Reports, BrandonInfo.com South Dakotans ranked seventh in the country for overall volunteer rates, according to a newly released federal study. The annual Volunteering and Civic Life in America study, released last week by the Corporation for National and…

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by Leah Clapman, PBS NewsHour Giving back to the community is on most peopleÕs to-do list, but it takes time and a commitment. A recent study from the National Conference on Citizenship shows that Millennials and teens are more likely…

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by the Statesman Staff, the Idaho Statesman Over 36 percent of Idahoans volunteered during 2013, the second highest percentage among the states, according to the latest report on volunteerism from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the National…

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by Tae Yoo, Senior VP of Corporate Affairs, Cisco Last year at a conference on national service, I heard a young man named Johann Shockency speak. Johann said that as a child, he had one goal: to serve his country…

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by Emilie Ritters Saunders, Boise State Public Radio By various measures, Idaho is a generous state. Wallet Hub finds Idaho is the third-most generous state when it comes to charitable giving. The Chronicle of Philanthropy finds Idahoans give more than…

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