On April 21, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act at an elementary school in Washington, DC (read more). The Serve America Act reauthorizes and expands national service programs administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) by amending the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973.
Our GMWA Serves Team
|Ron L. Magnus, Esq. Board of Directors||Project Chair|
|Bishop Sam Williams, Board of Directors||Vice Chair/Director of Media Relations|
|Steven Roberts||West Coast Chapter Coordinator|
|Dr. Joan Hillsman||Midwest/South Chapter Coordinator|
|Veta Smith||East Coast Chapter Coordinator|
|Betty A. Smith||Birmingham Chapter Coordinator|
|Venus Burgess||Registration Coordinator|
|Christine Brown||Youth Co-Coordinator|
|Elder Tim Thompson||Chapter Registration Coordinator|
|Elder Sam Bennet||Youth Co-Coordinator|
|Walter Scrutchings||Men’s Council Coordinator|
|Evang. Edwina Hairston||Evangelistic Coordinator|
|Min. Daniel Cason||Birmingham Charity Coordinator|
|Lydia F. Lockhart||Birmingham Church Chair|
|Zina Jordan||GMWA Webmaster|
|Rev. Jocelyn Watson-Garland||Religious Coordinator|
President Obama signed into law a measure designed to strengthen national community service efforts by boosting federal funding for thousands of volunteers in fields ranging from clean energy to health care and education.
The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, recently renamed to honor the Massachusetts senator's sponsorship of the measure clean energy to health care and education.