"the importance of giving of yourself in service to others is not just defined by what you can do to help others, but the inevitable friendships and connections you will make with the people and the community around you."
"I joined because I wanted to devote a year of my life to service. No school, no distractions, just complete dedication to communities in need. It felt like this was a perfect opportunity to do just that."
"In my day-to-day as the Violence Prevention Facilitator for Youth, “going upstream” means empowering youth to practice and promote healthy relationship behaviors and to challenge the social norms that perpetuate abusive behaviors."
"Serving as a National Health Corps Florida member with Tobacco Free Jacksonville, surrounded by people who are passionate about lung health, has made me even more of an advocate for preventing lung cancer. "
"Recently I asked our twenty-seven Members who were actively serving during Irma if there was anyone in particular who deserved a shout out. On behalf of all of us here are twenty-seven people, places, and things that we want to recognize for going above and beyond during a time of crisis."