Signing of the Serve America Act - April 2009 - # - Corporation for National and Community Service
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President Barack Obama signs the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act on April 21, 2009, at a Washington, DC, elementary school, joined by Vice President Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr, Jill Biden, Members of Congress, former President Clinton, former First Lady Rosalyn Carter, and an audience of nonprofit leaders and national service volunteers. The bill’s namesake and longtime service champion Sen. Kennedy co-authored the legislation with Sen. Orrin Hatch.