Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.
- Dorothy Height, African-American civil rights and women’s rights activist. She served as president of the National Council of Negro Women for forty years, and received both the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1994) and the Congressional Gold Medal (2004). (1912-2010)