States for Service: A Public Policy Coalition
"States for Service is a coalition for all of us who are dedicated to advancing policies that promote service at the state and local level. It allows us to mobilize quickly -- and engage effectively -- on critical issues facing national service."

-- Scott McFarland, Executive Director, Serve Illinois and 2017 Chair, States for Service

Why Join States for Service?

State service commissions, national service programs, and individual champions of service are enjoying the benefits of States for Service coalition membership, including:

  • Advocacy and representation of state service interests to Congress, National Governors Association (NGA), National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), and federal agency officials
  • State Advocacy Guides
  • State Service Call-in Days and Campaigns
  • Policy toolkits and technical assistance to activate and engage effectively
  • Coalition member profile and directory
  • Participation in selection of Coalition Leadership Council
  • Monthly Coalition Member Update email
  • Quarterly Coalition Member Calls/Webinars with policy makers and strategic allies
  • Frequent service policy updates and resources
  • Promotion of coalition member events and accomplishments
Download our S4S flyer to learn more.

A States for Service (S4S) Informational Session webinar was held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDTView the session slides and webinar recording.

Disclaimer: The States for Service coalition's work is funded by non-federal dollars in compliance with federal rules and regulations.

Now Seeking State Service Leaders

In addition to general membership, S4S is currently seeking individuals to serve in the following leadership role: