A K-12 national service initiative would:
  • Place schools at the center of our communities
  • Strengthen schools nationwide
  • Produce outcome statistics provided by local community-based organizations
  • National coordination
  • Youth leadership roles
  • One source to access solution models
  • Coordinated social innovation
  • A common service core that continues to develop from generation to generation
  • The desire to learn, to achieve, to work with others
  • Widespread humanitarian outreach – local, national, global
  • Shared environmental responsibility
  • National pride
  • Respect worldwide
  • A positive infection – a positive, productive, inspired conversation among us all
  • The expectation of a future bright with hope and solution making