Encourage Community Service by Students

President Obama made the following promise:

"So when I'm president, I will set a goal for all American middle and high school students to perform 50 hours of community service a year, and for all college students to perform 100 hours of service a year." — 12/5/07, Mt. Vernon, Iowa

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Updated: January 20, 2009

Obama Encourages Community Service

While he hasn't said much specifically about students, Obama prodded his supporters to visit USAService.org and volunteer to do community service during the inauguration weekend.

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