The Franklin Project envisions a future in which a year of full-time national service — a service year — is a cultural expectation, a common opportunity, and a civic rite of passage for every young American.
June 9, 2014
A pledge from top leaders and organizations representing our nation's military endorsing the big idea that every young American should have the expectation and opportunity to serve and that civilian and military service are two sides of the same coin.
September 20, 2013
This study reveals findings on the economic value and compelling return on investment for national service.
June 24, 2013
The plan challenges all young adults to commit to one year of full-time service and proposes the infrastructure to engage one million young Americans in service to their country through national service.
June 20, 2013
This brief summarizes the results of a nationally representative survey of American voters to gather their perspectives about national service. This survey of more than 1,000 Americans finds broad support for the idea, potential, and impact of national service.