Service & Volunteerism

​People and organizations in a wide range of sectors and communities emphasize the importance of serving and volunteering, but serving and volunteering are still often seen as extracurricular activities -- done and then set aside. Integrating civic reflection into service and volunteerism can help people feel more connected to the activity and to one another, making service a part of who we are rather than something we get done.

CIVIC REFLECTION IN SERVICE AND VOLUNTEERISM
CIVIC REFLECTION IN SERVICE AND VOLUNTEERISM

Service & Civic Organizations

Civic reflection offers service and civic organizations a chance to explore tough organizational questions, build community, and engage in challenging, thought-provoking conversation about the people and communities they serve.

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What People Are Saying

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The Justice Talking curriculum is an excellent resource. The materials provide for excellent reflection and bonding among our members.

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--AmeriCorps Program Director, Ohio

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Civic reflection has given me the ability... to freely express myself as well as gain valuable insight about my teammates' values and ideologies.

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--Discussion Series Participant

City Year

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Civic reflection made me feel more connected to why I serve in AmeriCorps.

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--AmeriCorps Member, Texas

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