August 09, 2009
Starting Monday, a new breed of specially trained workers will start their jobs at more than 50 nonprofit groups and public agencies with a single goal in mind - to increase the number of people who volunteer in New York City.
July 30, 2009
Answering President Obama’s call for a ’new era of service’ and following in his footsteps as community organizers, nearly 200 stimulus-funded New York City Service Corps members were sworn in today by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
July 30, 2009
Nearly 200 adults, from ages 21 to 72, are part of a new “peace corps” type of effort in the city. Members of the NYC Civic Corps will be dispatched to help out 57 local nonprofits.
July 30, 2009
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today was joined by Acting CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service Nicola Goren to launch the first-ever NYC Civic Corps and swear in its inaugural class of 193 AmeriCorps VISTA members.
July 30, 2009
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg spoke at the swearing-in for the inaugural class of 193 AmeriCorps Vista members taking part in the NYC Civic Corps.
July 30, 2009
A new volunteer service group, NYC Civic Corps, got marching orders from Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday at City Hall. Hopefully they’re cut out for what sounds like a bold mission ahead.
July 10, 2009
I watched New York City Government once again use technology to fundamentally change the way real folks can help each other with city government acting as the central meeting point. The solution is a centerpiece to Mike Bloomberg’s whole Government 2.0 initiative, NYC Service.
July 06, 2009
OK Radio host Lynne Norton speaks with Diahann Billings-Burford, the nation’s first-ever municipal Chief Service Officer charged with leading NYC Service.
June 30, 2009
Diahann Billings-Burford, the city’s Chief Service Officer, rolled out Mayor Bloomberg’s public volunteering initiative last Friday in response to President Obama's recent nationwide call to service.
June 09, 2009
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today named Diahann Billings-Burford as the nation’s first-ever municipal Chief Service Officer and charged her with leading NYC Service—the City’s initiative to promote a new era of service and volunteerism in New York City.

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