Jim Pisani: National Service Is a National Treasure

Oct 6, 2017 3:00 PM ET

Originally posted on The Union Leader

Congress is back from its August recess and will debate budget appropriations for fiscal year 2018 in the coming months. Thankfully, both the Senate and House Appropriations committees have approved maintaining funding for the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that runs AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, and funds other national service programs. At Timberland, we believe strongly in the power of service, and we applaud this bipartisan support for national service. We hope this support continues to benefit national service program participants and the communities they serve.

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