National Youth Service Day: April 21
- You are cordially invited...
Schedule- April 21, 2001
NYSD activities will begin at 9:00 am with a brief program and end at 3:00
p.m. Lunch will be provided for all volunteers.
I will be at Banneker if you want to join me (or avoid me)
AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps-Capital Region Washington, DC
AmeriCorps*NCCC and DC Department of Parks and Recreation have planned eight
service projects in the District on April 21 in honor of National Youth
Service Day. Each quadrant of the District of Columbia will be represented
with a different service project on National Youth Service Day.
National Youth Service Day (NYSD) is the largest service event in the world,
engaging millions of young Americans and focusing national attention on the
amazing leadership of young people. NYSD 2000 brought together over 13
million people in thousands of communities nationwide.
What Are the Overall Goals Of National Youth Service Day?
National Youth Service Day has three primary goals:
to recognize the year-round service and volunteering efforts of
millions of young people nationwide;
to recruit a new generation and cadre of citizens that are both
participants and supporters of youth service organizations;
to promote young people as resources, rather than problems in their
The projects, which are being planned and managed by AmeriCorpsNCCC
Members will be at the following sites:
Banneker Community Center
2500 Georgia Ave, NW 20001
Painting and repairing pool area, rejuvenating playground and
mulching and pruning, and finishing floors
51st & Fitch Streets, SE 20019
Painting murals, planting, and restoring basketball court and gym
Lincoln & Franklin Streets, NE 20002
Painting murals, rejuvenating basketball court, paving trail
Harry Thomas Community Center
Lincoln & S Streets, NE 20002
Planting shrubbery, painting, restoring baseball field
Triangle Green Space
Virginia, D, 21st Streets, NW 20006
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