We believe the best solutions come when citizens are placed at the center of finding creative solutions to challenges that affect them, their communities and our society. Learn more about the people, ideas and tools that exemplify how active community engagement can make a significant difference in the world, and opportunities for you to take action and get involved.

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Looking for a specific organization? Check out our list highlighting several organizations that are leading the way in this field and helping to advance social good.
City Year was founded on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year’s vision is that one day the most commonly asked question of a...
Public Allies is a national movement grounded in the conviction that everyone leads. We believe that everyone can make a difference and can work to...
Founded in 1946 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1953, the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) is a leader in advancing our nation’s civic...
Atlas Service Corps, Inc. (Atlas Corps), started in 2006, is an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes...
There are many ways to volunteer and support an organization. Be sure to make the most out of your experience by checking out these platforms and resources for, and about, volunteering.
The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through Senior Corps...
generationOn is the global youth service movement igniting the power of all kids to make their mark on the world. As the youth division of Points of...
The goal of ItStartsWith.Us is to build a global community of individuals focused on making a positive impact in the lives of the people around them...
HandsOn Volunteer Leaders drive social change. All across our country and our world, people are investing their time, ideas, resources and...
Looking for examples and resources on how to better engage your constituents? Check out these feature resources…
The WHY I LIFT campaign is an annual campaign in which LIFT volunteers across the country share their story of why they LIFT, share the LIFT mission...
The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new...
Votizen provides an authenticated platform that directly connects registered voters and elected officials through social networks, making civic...
NowPublic is a multimedia online news magazine where you can make, break, shape, and share international news as it happens. NowPublic offers its 5...
Ready to test your knowledge in this area? Take a quiz or two and see how you do!
Thinking about volunteering? Take this quiz to discover what kind of service best suits your personality.
Answer these five simple questions from iVolunteer.org to discover what kind of volunteer you really are and how you can best give back in your...
A short quiz on acknowledging and thanking your donors and reporting on their money's impact.
Take this Wall Street Journal quiz and find out who gives, how much they give and whom they give to.
Head over to the History Channel and test your knowledge about United States history, civics and government.
Have you been thinking about starting a new volunteering gig, but aren’t quite sure what would be a good fit for you?  Try this quiz and share your...

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People to follow

Check out the top movers and shakers tweeting about social good. Follow them to stay informed on the latest news, tips, and examples to keep you inspired. To learn more about Twitter and how you can use it, be sure to visit our Twitter Toolbox.

Blog Roll

We’ve highlighted a few of the must read blogs on this subject. Check them out to get different perspectives on the issue from leaders in the field. To learn more about blogs and how you create one, be sure to visit our Blogging Toolbox.

Blog Roll

Keep up with related news and information by reading the latest posts published from those on our blog roll.
We recommend “liking” these individuals and organizations on Facebook so you can join their engaging conversations and observe best practices at work. To learn more about Facebook and how you can use it, be sure to visit our Facebook Toolbox.

Get Informed

From interviews and step-by-step guides to campaign examples, these featured videos will help you learn more about and navigate the world of social good.