Mayor Buddy Dyer (Orlando, FL) hugs young service recipients alongside an AmeriCorps member during the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service on April 1, 2014. Corporation for National and Community Service Photo.
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention graphic highlights research that shows that kids who are physically active get better grades. The research shows that students who earn mostly As are almost twice as likely to get regular physical activity than students who receive mostly Ds and Fs. Physical activity can help students focus, improve behavior and boost positive attitudes. (Graphic by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Sixth Grade students at James Island Middle School begin experiments to test and improve the water quality in Charleston, South Carolina. The project was organized by Earth Force, a national organization works locally to prepare youth to improve the environment and their communities now and in the future. Earth Force is a grantee of Learn and Serve America, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
MLK Day, January 18, 2010: Volunteers painting a college logo at Bruce Monroe at Parkview Elementary School.
MLK Day, January 18, 2010: Volunteers Robby Rhodes, Joshua Lewis, and Isaac Strickland prepare to paint college logos at Bruce Monroe at Parkview Elementary School.
MLK Day, January 18, 2010: Volunteers prepare to paint during the service project at Bruce Monroe at Parkview Elementary School.