June 23 celebrates the value and virtue of public service to the community, recognizes the work of public servants, and encourages young people to pursue careers in the public sector.
Newswire Public Service Heroes
How one ‘neighborhood hero’ is nourishing Buffalo after the shooting
Francis Kéré: A humble, climate-friendly pioneer in architecture
Sponsor Circle opens hearts and homes to Afghan refugees
Adopt a grandparent: Young help the old in Bolivian pandemic
By: PAOLA FLORES Associated Press
Giant cinnamon rolls raise money, feed 'bellies and souls'
By: MARIAM FAM Associated Press
Sean Penn wants to 'save lives' with free COVID-19 testing
By: MARCELA ISAZA Associated Press
America's Black Belt communities mobilize to fight virus, hunger
By: Jay Reeves Associated Press
Sikh kitchens feed New Delhi's masses in virus lockdown
By: EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press
Croatian charity offers help as lives turn during outbreak
By: DARKO BANDIC Associated Press
A new stone soup: Idle restaurants fire up to feed the hungry
By: Jennifer G. Wolcott Correspondent
With new crises, the world’s change agents embrace change
By: the Monitor's Editorial Board
Once adversaries, Boston lawyers now aid COVID-19 caregivers
By: MICHAEL REZENDES Associated Press
Tell us about your hero
This selection of short films offers a view into the satisfaction of public service and volunteering!
A Moment in History
Tribute to all the healthcare workers fighting at the frontline against Covid-19 - Voice of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo.
MY Covid HEROES
Jessica Mayberry | Video Volunteers
Interview with 2019 Women Transforming Media Honoree Jessica Mayberry. Jessica is the founder of Video Volunteers (VV), a human rights media organization having a real life impact on people from India's most marginalized communities.
Produced by:Terry Campbell, Paul Leon, Noah Berlow, Rose Wolfrum, Amelia Iacobel...
This short documentary film shatters the preconceptions of homelessness, explores the ramifications of unstable housing for children, and provides a solution.
Alex Epstein: The Power of Volunteering
Producer: The Institute for Advancing Unity/The Working Group
A young man becomes an activist when his fellow citizens suffer from a national disaster.
Niger '66 - A Peace Corps Diary [Trailer]
Producer: Judy Irola
A collective story from five Peace Corps Volunteers.
These stories feature public service heroes who dedicate their lives to helping others.
By: MY HERO Staff
Daniel Goldberg, a Santa Barbara teen, created "Zoomers to Boomers" a collection of Gen Z shoppers who bring groceries to the Boomer generation during the Coronavirus pandemic.
By: Hiro Rodriguez
Pam Pontius is part of the FEMA Supply Chain Task Force working to help Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Abdul Satter Edhi
By: Hasan Tariq
Abdul Satter Edhi was a Pakistani humanitarian and philanthropist who founded the Edhi Foundation, a social welfare program that crosses religious barriers.
Life on the Line: The LAFD Firefighters
By: Dorothy Lie
The Los Angeles Fire Department battles the extensive fires in Southern California in 2018.
Guardians of the Galaxy - Frontline Workers
By: Madhulika Manoharan
Madhulika Manoharan thanks frontline workers for their essential help during the coronavirus.
Art Work Celebrating the Coronavirus Public Servant Heroes
Coronavirus ART Contest - Finalists
We Can Do It
By: Juhyoung Lee
By: by Judy Xu from the United States (California)
Coronovirus - My Heroes
By: by Avaneesh Muthulakshmanan from in the United States (California)
"UN Public Service Day celebrates the value and virtue of public service to the community; highlights the contribution of public service in the development process; recognizes the work of public servants, and encourages young people to pursue careers in the public sector."