- Expand the size of Americorps from 75,000 to 250,ooo positions
- Double the Peace Corps from 7,800 to 16,000 positions by 2011
- A tax credit to pay up to $4,000 in college expenses for students who commit to 100 hours of community service per year
Obama's not the only one talking about service. Senator Christopher Dodd, a former Peace Corps volunteer, has proposed making community service mandatory for high school students, doubling the size of the Peace Corps, and expanding Americorps to 1 million participants.
Read all about it in the Chicago Tribune.